Gunnison Police Department

910 W Bidwell Ave · PO Box 239 · Gunnison CO 81230 · 970.641.8200 · 970.641.8053 fax
Administrative Office Hours · 8am to 5pm · Monday through Friday
Patrol Officers Available 24/7

Gunnison Police Department Patch
Gunnsion Police Patch

The City of Gunnison Official Police Department Patch. Proudly serving the Citizens of Gunnison for 132 years..

PD Building Ground Breaking
City Council and City Manager Coleman

The City of Gunnison is building a new Police and Commication Center facility to better serve it's citizens.

New City of Gunnison Police Department
New Police and Gunnison Regional Communications Center

The finished Police and Communications Center facility.

Gunnison Regional Communications Center
Communications Center

The Gunnison Regional Communications Center is located in the new Police Department Facility and serves the entire Gunnison region. It is operated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year.



Public safety agencies in Gunnison County are conducting a drill of the Code Red Emergency Notification System on Friday, November 14th. This is only a drill. If this were an actual emergency you would have received instructions on what to do, what not to do, and provided with other sources of information.

If you have not yet registered your cell phone number and emails address, please go the Gunnison County website at and click on the Code Red logo to register.

Having your (and your family‚Äôs) cell phone and email addresses included in the system ensures that you will receive emergency messages associated with your physical address.  
For additional questions, contact Gunnison County Emergency Management at 970-641-2481; Email Emergency Manager Scott Morrill at or Deputy Emergency Manager Bobbie Lucero at




Applications are taken on a continual basis and can be requested through Administration. Also check the City of Gunnison Employment Opportunities page for position vacancies.

Gunnison is a small mountain community on the western slope of Colorado with a population of approximately 6,000 full time residents. The population increases annually with the influx of Western State Colorado University students numbering an additional 2500. The City of Gunnison is the county seat for Gunnison County. Although small, Gunnison prides itself on its diverse makeup. Gunnison has a rich history of ranching, agriculture, mining, tourism and outdoor recreation opportunities that bring many more people through the community. The Gunnison Police Department prides itself on its parnerships and being responsive to all the diverse needs of Gunnison and WSCU.