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Arvada Police Department

Arvada Police Department
Arvada Police Department

Student arrested at Arvada High School after police find pistol

The student, whose name was not released, was taken to a juvenile detention center and faces charges

Crime and Courts

Security workers called in to protect Jefferson County mobile coronavirus vaccine clinics

Attackers used a car to knock down signs advertising free shots. Another time someone threw live fireworks into a tent.

News

Slain Arvada officer Gordon Beesley had “fundamental goodness”

Gordon Beesley hated writing traffic tickets as motorcycle cop, but found his true calling when he was assigned to work with students as a school resource officer.

Crime and Courts

Littwin: The tragedy in Arvada — the death of both the cop and the good Samaritan — is even worse than we imagined

Johnny Hurley shoots and kills the man who had shot and killed Officer Gordon Beesley. And then a cop arriving at the scene shoots and kills Hurley, who was holding the killer’s gun. Tragedy piled upon tragedy piled upon tragedy.

Opinion Columns

Arvada officer killed in Olde Town shooting was targeted in ambush, police chief says

Officer Gordon Beesley was killed in the attack, as was the shooter. A third person, a 40-year-old man from Golden, was also killed.

Crime and Courts

Three people killed — including police officer, suspect — in Olde Town Arvada shooting

The slain policeman was identified as Gordon Beesley, who was killed after police were called to check out a suspicious person in Arvada's Olde Town Square

Crime and Courts