Community Outreach

Denver Police Department’s Boy Scout Explorer Troop

Denver Police Boy Scout Explorer TroopThese talented young men and women participate in general leadership skill development as well as specialized training in all aspects of law enforcement.  Mentoring and training is provided by select DPD Officers.  Our support provides uniforms, equipment and attendance at an annual regional conference and competition of law enforcement Explorers from throughout the state.


  • Many young people have been involved in the program in the last three years.
  • Five Explorers in the last three years have been selected as cadets in the Denver Public Safety Cadet Program. The Cadet program is highly competitive (250 applicants) for only 20 positions available.  At stake is a four-year Bachelor’s Degree paid for by the City and County of Denver

Cookout with the Cops and School Supply Giveaway

Cookout with the Denver PoliceThis fall event hosted by the DPD provided food, special activities, DPD equipment and specialized training and a chance for the community to meet with DPD officers in an informal, celebratory occasion. The DPF was a major sponsor along with a number of other businesses supporting the effort.


  • Over 2,500 attendees
  • Nearly 2,500 school supply kits distributed
  • An amazing dance contest led by DPD officers

Other Funded Projects