Administration directs the overall activities of the Gunnison Police Department to accomplish the mission and goals of the agency, ensuring department resources are used in the most efficient and effective manner. The Chief of Police directly supervises the Captain and Director of Communications. For the department's entire structure, please see the Gunnison Police Department Staffing Table.

Administration is responsible for coordinating Police Department efforts with other departments within the city, other criminal justice agencies, and with the community. Administration also works with regional, state and national organizations to enhance the ability of the department to ensure the safety of all persons in the community.

Administration is responsible for submitting Monthly and Annual Reports to Council, requesting and managing grant funding, updating policies and procedures, and the current budget. The Chief of Police has final responsibility and accountability for the Police Department.

The Captain is responsible for overseeing Patrol and patrol support functions of the Gunnison Police Department, which includes: Records, Property & Evidence, Community Resource Officer, Detectives and Neighborhood Services.

Welcome to Gunnison

Gunnison is a small mountain community on the western slope of Colorado with a population of approximately 6,560 full time residents. The population increases annually with the influx of tourism and Western Colorado University students numbering an additional 2,500. The City of Gunnison is the county seat for Gunnison County. Gunnison has a rich history of ranching, agriculture, mining, tourism and outdoor recreation opportunities that bring many more people through the community.
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