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Vail Police Department

The Department addresses crime, disorder, road safety and quality of life issues through proactive measures, education, enforcement and investigation. Its four divisions include: the Office of the Chief of Police, Operations, Administration and Public Safety Communications Center.  

Police Chief Dwight Henninger has been with the town since January 2002 after serving with the Laguna Beach Police Department in California as Captain.  (Read a letter from the Chief.)

Vail Police Department jurisdiction includes all of the Town of Vail, from approximately mile marker 172 to 182 on I-70, and all developed areas in the valley with the exception of the Marriott Streamside Condominiums, Creekside Condominiums and the Black Bear Inn.


A message on behalf of the Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Advisory Committee:

LEIAC Letter


Vail Police Twitter

VailPolice: For more information on next week's I-70 closures, click here: https://t.co/S54FpWLyRk 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Heads up! Monday, July 22, I-70 will have 30 min closures per hourbetween MM 173-171 (West Vail--Minturn Exit) for… https://t.co/9peoowhhoE 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailPolice: 645A 7/16 UPDATE: Good morning! Per CenturyLink, they have repaired the fiber cut, and the widespread phone outage… https://t.co/lx2922p9bC 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
840PM update: citizens in Eagle County can call 970-477-5270 for emergent or non-emergent police, fire, and EMS nee… https://t.co/3OGwCyDLd3 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailPolice: RT @VailPolice: Due to widespread phone outage, if you can't reach 911 by phone, you can text to 911, call Pitkin County Dispatch at 970-92… 6 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Due to widespread phone outage, if you can't reach 911 by phone, you can text to 911, call Pitkin County Dispatch a… https://t.co/rlKR6sEF25 6 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailPolice: Phone lines to Vail Dispatch are down, we are unable to receive 911 or admin calls. You can text to 911 in Eagle Co… https://t.co/MJOYHCWZ94 6 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Traveling to Vail from the west next week? Please plan ahead and be patient: CDOT will conduct intermittent closure… https://t.co/9fu61cS6w1 9 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailPolice: We are happy we could recover these bikes and other property for the owners. https://t.co/OoO5SgvyRR 10 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Contact Info

Vail Police
General Information

Dwight Henninger
Vail Police Chief

Craig Bettis
Operations Commander

Ryan Kenney
Administrative Commander

Marc Wentworth
Vail Public Safety Communications Center Director


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