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Vail Police Hosting Memorial 5k Run on May 6

  • 27 March 2017
Vail Police Hosting Memorial 5k Run on May 6
The Vail Police Department is hosting a 5k run on May 6 to honor fallen Vail Police Officer Ryan Cunningham. The informal run will take place at 9 a.m. with the start area at Vail Mountain School and finishing at Officer Cunningham’s memorial near the Bighorn trailhead in East Vail. Officer Cunningham made the ultimate sacrifice in the early morning hours of May 6, 2001. At the time, he was survived by his wife and young daughter. Officer Cunningham is the only officer to lose his life in the line of duty with the Vail Police Department.

Vail Police Announce Participation in Click It or Ticket Program

  • 24 March 2017
The Vail Police Department is taking part in the statewide Click It or Ticket Campaign. The first enforcement period is from March 27 through April 2. The next period is May 22 through June 4 and the final period is July 17-23.

Have Coffee with a Cop in Vail April 7

  • 23 March 2017
Have Coffee with a Cop in Vail April 7
Officers from the Vail Police Department are inviting community members to join them for coffee and conversation between 8 and 10 a.m. Friday, April 7 at Starbucks in Vail Village, located at 242 East Meadow Dr.

Telecommunicators Honored for Life-Saving Actions

  • 2 March 2017
Telecommunicators Honored for Life-Saving Actions
Three telecommunicators from the Vail Public Safety Communications Center were honored for their life-saving actions during the past year at the March 7 Vail Town Council meeting. The Life-Saving Recognition Awards were presented to Tina Mojzer, Kelly Klein and Michelle Aranda by Vail Police Chief Dwight Henninger and Communications Center Director Marc Wentworth.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned Thursday as Conditions Allow

  • 22 February 2017
Crews from the U.S. Forest Service have scheduled pile burns for Thursday, Feb. 23 as conditions permit. The operations will take place south of Sequoia Drive in West Vail. The piles were built as part of the ongoing Vail Intermountain Fuels Reduction Project which is a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service, Town of Vail and Eagle County.

Vail Police Caution Against Ski Pass Fraud

  • 22 February 2017
The Vail Police Department has seen an increase in the amount of fraudulent ski pass use over this same time last season. So far this season, 39 criminal cases have been reported as opposed to only 4 cases last season during the same period. As a reminder, using another person’s ski pass can have criminal consequences and potentially bar the unauthorized user from skiing the entire season.

Interstate Marijuana Distribution Network Suspects Arrested and Charged with Drug Crimes in Eagle County

  • 25 January 2017
Working in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Colorado State Patrol, Eagle County Special Operations Unit and Eagle County Animal Control, the GRANITE Drug Task Force (Gore Range Narcotics Interdiction Team) served three search warrants in the Eagle-Vail area on Wed., Jan. 25. 

Vail Police Investigate Fraudulent Ski Lift Ticket Sale

  • 18 January 2017
The Vail Police Department is investigating multiple cases of ski lift tickets being fraudulently sold online through third-party vendors. In each case, ski lift tickets are being sold through Craigslist to visitors coming into Vail from out of town. When they arrive to pick up their tickets, they are either non-existent or are fraudulent. 

Be Mindful of Snow and Ice Hazards

  • 13 January 2017
With this season’s accumulating snowfall, Vail Fire and Emergency Services is asking property owners and managers to make arrangements to remove hazardous ice and snow accumulations that may endanger public safety.

I-70 Road Closures: What it Means for the Vail Community

  • 10 January 2017
I-70 Road Closures: What it Means for the Vail Community
With back-to-back closures of Interstate 70 at Dotsero and Vail Pass this week, Vail Police Chief Dwight Henninger reminds us of the protocols that are in place to manage these closures through significant pre-planning and coordination with Vail’s public safety partners.

Vail Police Seize Drugs, Arrest Three Following I-70 Incident

  • 30 December 2016
At 11:10 p.m. Thursday, Dec.  29, the Vail Police Department responded to a report of a man with a gun traveling eastbound on I-70 at mile marker 180 near the East Vail interchange. The suspect, Thomas Whitney, a 56-year-old Idaho man, was reported to be threatening two female passengers with a handgun.

Vail Offers Tips for Safe New Year’s Eve Celebration

  • 29 December 2016
New Year's Eve in Vail will include bus service enhancements and the presence of police and fire personnel to ensure that a safe and fun atmosphere is provided for residents and guests. For the fifth consecutive year, the town will be rescinding an overnight curfew and eliminating late-night checkpoints in Vail Village due to the long-term success of its public safety campaign. Police Chief Dwight Henninger says additional foot patrols in the pedestrian areas will be used to maintain a family-friendly environment during the holiday.

Town of Vail New Year’s Hours Announced

  • 28 December 2016
Most Town of Vail municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2 in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Customers of the parking sales office are being reminded to plan ahead and take care of any last minute parking business in advance of Monday’s closure.

Town of Vail Year in Review for 2016

  • 28 December 2016
Town of Vail Year in Review for 2016
The Town of Vail experienced numerous successes in 2016 as it marked its 50th year as a municipality.

Town of Vail Holiday Hours Announced

  • 20 December 2016
Most Town of Vail municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 27. A similar closure will occur the following week during the New Year’s holiday with most offices closed Monday, Jan. 2 and reopening on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Customers of the parking sales office are being reminded to plan ahead and take care of any last minute parking business in advance of the closures. 

 

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