On August 29, 2017, the City of Pueblo appointed Troy Davenport, former Deputy Chief of Police, as the newest Chief. With the exception of his military career, he is a lifelong resident of Pueblo and Pueblo County. He is married with three children and three grandchildren. He began his law enforcement career at the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office in January 1989. He was hired by the Pueblo Police Department in January 1994 and has worked in the Patrol Division, School Resource Officer (SRO’s) Section, and Adult Investigations Unit. He was promoted to Sergeant and oversaw the Special Victims Section prior to his promotion to Captain. As a Captain, he was in command of the Special Services Division which includes Training, SRO’s and Internal Affairs. He was promoted to Deputy Chief in September of 2011 and oversees the Operations Bureau of the Pueblo Police Department. Chief Davenport holds a Bachelor Degree in Sociology/Criminology from the University of Southern Colorado (CSU-P) and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He is a graduate of the 233rd Session of the FBI National Academy.
Citizen Perception Survey
The Pueblo Police Department would like your participation in a short survey. The purpose of this survey is to determine the Pueblo community’s perception of crime during the past three years. In 2017, the Pueblo Police Department received a Community Oriented Policing Grant to fund seven officers. By participating in this survey, you will assist PPD to determine the community’s perception of crime and enforcement efforts as well as the efficacy of the Communities Oriented Policing efforts.
This survey takes less than 5 minutes. Participation is completely voluntary and answers will be completely anonymous.
We know your time is valuable and greatly appreciate your participation.
Encuesta de percepción ciudadana
El Departamento de Policía de Pueblo desea su participación en una breve encuesta. El propósito de esta encuesta es determinar la percepción del crimen de la comunidad de Pueblo durante los últimos tres años. En 2017, el Departamento de Policía de Pueblo recibió una subvención de vigilancia orientada a la comunidad para financiar a siete oficiales. Al participar en esta encuesta, ayudará a PPD a determinar la percepción de la comunidad sobre los delitos y los esfuerzos de aplicación, así como la eficacia de los esfuerzos de vigilancia orientados a las comunidades.
Esta encuesta lleva menos de 5 minutos. La participación es completamente voluntaria y las respuestas serán completamente anónimas. Sabemos que su tiempo es valioso y apreciamos mucho su participación.
Response to an Active Shooter
In 2017 the citizens of Pueblo passed ballot initiative 2B, which will provide for an additional 24 sworn officer positions and related equipment for five years.
The department approved budget for 2018 was $30,318,395. Of the total budget, $28,234,631 (93.1%) was dedicated to personnel costs (i.e., salaries and benefits) and $2,083,762 (6.9%) was dedicated to operating costs (e.g., fuel for cars, utility costs, equipment leases, etc.).