[callout font_size=”28px” style=”limegreen”]Welcome to CAPS!  [Community Advancing Public Safety][/callout]

Official Volunteer/Intern Program
Colorado Springs Police & Fire Departments
of Emergency Management



Get Involved!
Join the CAPS team of public safety volunteers.

The CAPS Program is an exciting community-wide effort that engages volunteers [18 & up] in a public safety partnership with the City’s Police and Fire Departments and the Office of Emergency Management.

We strategically match your skills, interests and time with a variety of opportunities.

Launched in 2011, this award winning program offers unique and interesting opportunities in support of our public safety departments.

Whether you are looking to expand your skills, learn something new or explore career or intern options, this could be your opportunity!


[accordian-item heading=”Our Vision:” item_no=”One”]To transform the delivery of public safety services through volunteerism[/accordian-item]

[accordian-item heading=”Our Purpose:” item_no=”Two”]To enhance quality of life through volunteer public safety services to our community[/accordian-item]







[heading_horizontal type=”h4″ margin_top=”40px” margin_bottom=”40px”]Total hours volunteered to date![/heading_horizontal]


[callout font_size=”65px” style=”limegreen”]789,889[/callout]

CAPS Ambassadors Featured on KOAA

CAPS Volunteer Leadership Committee

Colorado Springs Police Badge
To promote the quality of life in Colorado Springs by providing police services with integrity and a spirit of excellence, in partnership with our community.
Colorado Springs Fire Department Badge
Providing the highest quality problem solving, fire and rescue service to our community since 1894
Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management Badge
Responsible for providing mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery and coordination for large-scale emergencies and disasters, both natural and human-caused, to the citizens of Colorado Springs for the purpose of saving lives and preventing property damage.
International Association of Chiefs of Police Badge
Outstanding Achievement in a Law Enforcement Volunteer Program

International Association of Chiefs of Police

2018 DeBerry Award presented to CAPS
The CAPS Program was selected to receive this award for Support of Front Line Forces. The turtle on the fence post signifies service and support to others in that "it did not get there on its own."

Fisher DeBerry Award

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