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Vail Police Department to Distribute East Vail Vehicle Access Placards Nov. 4

  • 28 October 2020
Vail Police Department to Distribute East Vail Vehicle Access Placards Nov. 4
The Code Enforcement Team from the Vail Police Department will be greeting motorists in the East Vail neighborhood for a second time this fall to help distribute vehicle access placards issued by the Police Department. This effort will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the entrance to the Bighorn park ‘n ride. The free placards help improve access to East Vail neighborhoods during I-70 closures and are available for free to all requesting households. The bright...

Police Chief Henninger Assumes New Role on International Leadership Board

  • 28 October 2020
Police Chief Henninger Assumes New Role on International Leadership Board

The Town of Vail is proud to announce that Police Chief Dwight Henninger has been sworn-in to the Executive Board of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in the role of first vice president during a virtual ceremony Oct. 23. Henninger will become president in September 2021.
 

National Drug Take Back Event is Oct. 24 at Vail Municipal Building

  • 23 October 2020
National Drug Take Back Event is Oct. 24 at Vail Municipal Building
The Vail Police Department is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, Oct. 24. The collection takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road. This is an opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinets of all unwanted, expired or unused medications and have them disposed of safely. Getting rid of unused medications helps prevent accidental and intentional misuse of these items while safe disposal protects water sources...

Eagle County Rotary Clubs and Starting Hearts to Co-host Eagle County Public Safety Awards

  • 18 October 2020
Eagle County Rotary Clubs and Starting Hearts to Co-host Eagle County Public Safety Awards
The 7th Annual Eagle County Public Safety Awards will be held on Oct. 29 at Donovan Pavilion for award winners and their families, followed by a virtual celebration for all citizens from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Initiated by the Rotary Clubs of Eagle County after 9/11 to recognize area public safety heroes, this event will recognize outstanding emergency responders, medical professionals and community leaders. This year is especially meaningful due to the extra demands and risk of COVID-19 and...

Catholic Charities and Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance Announce 10th Annual Coat Drive

  • 11 October 2020
Catholic Charities and Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance Announce 10th Annual Coat Drive

Catholic Charities and the Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Alliance are sponsoring their 10th Annual Fall Coat Drive. Over the last several years, this coat drive has distributed over 4,000 coats to local kids and families in need. This year, the coat drive will be for kids’ coats and outer winter gear only. Coats are being collected from Oct. 12-30.

Vail Transportation Permits Required for New Season

  • 11 October 2020
Vail Transportation Permits Required for New Season

Transportation providers doing business in Vail are reminded that a permit is required to provide passenger service within the town. The permit system was established in 2012 to help regulate the town’s management of shuttles, limousines, taxis, buses and other transportation services, including Uber and Lyft.

Be Bear Aware as Bears Enter Pre-hibernation Feeding Frenzy

  • 6 October 2020
Be Bear Aware as Bears Enter Pre-hibernation Feeding Frenzy

The Vail Police Department and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are reminding residents to be mindful of increased bear activity and to take measures to eliminate easy food sources so bears can co-exist with humans. Bear activity is now on the rise as bears have begun their pre-hibernation feeding frenzy during which excessive eating and drinking pushes bears to eat upwards of 15,000 to 20,000 calories a day.

Vail Police to Observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  • 1 October 2020
Vail Police to Observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of the 28th anniversary of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Vail Police officers will pay respect to the survivors and victims of this terrible disease. Uniformed personnel will wear pink badges and pink undershirts as a sign of solidarity for anyone struggling with this disease.

Vail Dispatcher Presented with International 40 Under 40 Leadership Award

  • 10 September 2020
Vail Dispatcher Presented with International 40 Under 40 Leadership Award

Vail Public Safety Communications Center Dispatcher Fernando Almanza has been selected as one of the International Association of Chiefs of Police prestigious “40 under 40” awards. The award will be presented to Almanza during the IACP’s virtual international conference in October.

Vail Police to Distribute East Vail Vehicle Access Placards on Sept. 10

  • 7 September 2020
Vail Police to Distribute East Vail Vehicle Access Placards on Sept. 10
In preparation for the likelihood of winter road closures on Interstate 70, the Code Enforcement Team from the Vail Police Department will be greeting motorists in the East Vail neighborhood on Thursday, Sept.10 to help distribute vehicle access placards issued by the Police Department. The free placards help improve access to East Vail neighborhoods during I-70 closures and are available for free to all requesting households. The distribution will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday...
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