Police Department

BHPDThe Black Hawk Police Department has 34 full-time employees who provide around-the-clock law enforcement services.  The Black Hawk Police Department answers approximately 6,000 calls a year and is headquartered in a historic schoolhouse originally constructed in 1870.  We are committed to delivering great service and making Black Hawk an enjoyable place to live, work and visit.

Vision Statement

"The Black Hawk Police Department is an Organization Committed to Excellence."

Mission Statement

The Black Hawk Police Department is committed to maintaining the trust, respect and confidence of the citizens and visitors of Black Hawk by providing the highest level of friendly professional service.  We strive to enhance the quality of life of every individual in our community and to make a positive impact in their daily lives.  We embrace the highest ethical standards in law enforcement while protecting the rights and dignity of every citizen.

The Black Hawk Police Department is comprised of the following divisions and units:

  • Patrol
  • Communications
  • Records
  • Property
  • Special Services Unit
  • Investigations
  • Chief's Office


Contact Information

Acting Chief of Police Troy Cooper 
Chief's Office
(303) 582-5878

Mailing Address:
PO Box 68, Black Hawk, CO 80422

Physical Address:
221 Church Street
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Phone: (303) 582-0503 
Fax: (303) 582-5381