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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: A timely reminder from our emergency services community. #ECAlert. #AreYouPrepared? https://t.co/4QVjKzmsni 8 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
RT @EagleCountySO: Media Release-06.12.18-Stage 1 Fire Restrictions implemented In Eagle County - https://t.co/eVPyWtv0Dq 10 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailPolice: Every preventable wildfire puts firefighters and the public at risk and reduces the response capability of fire dep… https://t.co/6APyz6Ql0C 10 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Thank you to the alert hikers who reported this wildfire immediately and our emergency response partners for the qu… https://t.co/UBCeUt8W31 10 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailPolice: Folllow @EagleCountySO for official info on #BoccoFire. https://t.co/nXgsFgom38 12 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Possible suspects identified in #BoccoFire. Let @EagleCountySO know if you can help with this investigation.https://t.co/ejpRe5hAH1 12 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailPolice: Here's the morning update on #BoccoFire. Follow @EagleCountySO for more info. https://t.co/TcYj78tGEN 12 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Another reminder of the dry conditions. https://t.co/QbqeYEVvln 11 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
VailPolice: Last update for the evening on #BoccoFire.https://t.co/zKb7WS8Lak 11 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
#BoccoFire update. https://t.co/dZ5mr43tGY 12 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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