Frequently Asked Questions

Police FAQs

FOR ANY EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1. Officers are on duty 24 hours every day and can be reached by calling the after hours dispatch center. The Dispatch non-emergency number is 970-668-8600.

Report crimes to the police agency where the crime occurred. Only crimes that occur within the town limits of Frisco should be reported to the Frisco Police, 970-668-3579. Incidents that occur on I-70 and on Hwy 9 north of town should be reported to the Colorado State Patrol, 970-668-6840. Incidents that occur outside the town limits (Bill’s Ranch, Highwood Terrace, etc.) should be reported to the Sheriff’s Office, 970-453-2232.

Most police reports are public information and can be obtained simply by filling out a request form. If you cannot come directly to the police department, records can be obtained by mail or email. If you need a request form, contact the police department during business hours and we can mail, fax, or email one to you. You can also download a request form. The form must be mailed, faxed, or emailed to us with an original signature and a picture copy of the requestor’s driver’s license. Sorry, reports cannot be faxed.

Starting on October 26, 2018, CBI will no longer be accepting ink fingerprint cards. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with IdentoGO and CBI to become a vender for processing fingerprints for the county. Please note that they will not be accepting walk-ins (except for Passport Photos), but will try to accommodate a same day appointment if one is available. All appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance via IdentGO’s website located at 501 N. Parking Avenue, Breckenridge, CO or located at 825 N. Summit Boulevard, Frisco, CO located in the Copy Copy business space. Appointments are necessary for this service.

If you have to leave the scene of an accident (during accident/weather alerts), fill out a police report.

Yes-the Town of Frisco does offer overnight parking.

If your vehicle has been towed by the Frisco Police Department, it will be at Ski Country Shell, 1125 N Summit Blvd, phone 970-668-3093.

If you need a vehicle towed from your private property, contact a local tow service. The police department will not tow vehicles from private property. If your vehicle was towed from private property, contact that property owner to see which tow company they used to tow your vehicle.

If your vehicle breaks down on the street and you can’t move it right away, contact the police department and request a “no tow” of your vehicle. If the vehicle is not a hazard, the police department may allow the vehicle remain at the location for 24 hours.

When you receive a ticket from the Frisco Police, the ticket will indicate if you are required to appear in court (summons) or have been assessed a penalty. If you have been assessed a penalty, payment can be sent to Frisco Municipal Court, PO Box 4100, Frisco, CO 80443, or show up in court on the court date indicated. The Frisco Municipal Court also accepts credit cards payment over the phone. If you have any questions about a ticket, contact the respective court; the ticket is issued for either Frisco Municipal Court, 970-668-3579, or Summit County Combined Court, 970-453-2272.

If you do not pay the fine on your ticket, you will have to appear in court before the judge to plead your case.

If you do not show up for court, the judge will issue a warrant for your arrest. This warrant information is entered into a nationwide law enforcement computer system. Any officer that contacts you and obtains warrant information about you will arrest you and take you to the nearest jail facility.

The only jail facility in Summit County is located at the Justice Center at 501 N Park, Breckenridge. This is the same building that houses the Sheriff’s Office and the Summit County Combined Courts. From I-70, take exit 203. Travel 9 miles south on Hwy 9 to Breckenridge. Turn right at the lights on to N Park. Turn right onto Airport Rd. The Justice Center is located on your right.

Before a person is released from jail, they must post bond (pre-determined by the judge). If they cannot post bond, they will remain in jail until their court date. To post bond, the full amount must be paid in cash or certified funds, or a local bondsman can be contacted to post the bond for you. Bondsmen typically require a fee, 15% of the total bond and collateral for entire amount.

Restraining orders are issued through Summit County Combined Courts. That number is 970-453-2272. If there is a harassment problem, first report that problem to the jurisdictional law enforcement agency where the harassment is occurring.

All concealed weapon permits in the County are issued by the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

It is legal to shoot guns on national forest service land and on private property. Guns cannot be shot in residential areas, across roadways or trails, over a body of water, into live trees, or towards buildings or people. There is a public shooting range available at the top of the Landfill Rd in Keystone. Contact the Colorado Division of Wildlife for hunting information and regulations.

Summit School District is committed to supporting the social-emotional and physical well-being of every student through positive relationships, safe environments and inclusive student climates.

The police department will release property to include lost and found every Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. You can call 970-668-3579 to verify that the property is ready for release.

All dogs and cats in Frisco should be registered with the Frisco Police Department. This may be done in person on the first floor of Frisco Town Hall (1 Main Street) Monday-Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm. There is a $10 charge for spayed/neutered animals and a $15 charge for all others. Current immunization records must be provided.

Frisco Police officers will respond to any complaint of noise within the town limits. An officer will respond to noise complaints and may measure noise levels. In October 2018, the Town of Frisco passed a noise ordinance- 127-53. There are two noise zones in the Town of Frisco, a commercial noise zone and a residential noise zone.

  • From 7:00am-11:00pm, the noise limit in the commercial noise zone is 70 decibels, and from 7:00am-10:00pm, the noise limit in the residential noise zone it is 55 decibels.
  • From 11:00pm-7:00am, the noise limit in the commercial noise zone is 65 decibels, and from 10:00pm-7:00am, the noise limit in the residential noise zone it is 50 decibels.

If you suspect a neighbor of performing some type of illegal activity, (domestic violence, child abuse, drug use, etc.) we ask that you report this even if you don’t want to become involved . First of all, please consider calling 9-1-1 if the incident is in progress. The 9-1-1 center will have access to your phone number and address if you call them, however, you can ask to remain anonymous and not leave your name.

A list of registered sex offenders can be obtained from the jurisdictional law enforcement agency where you live. Contact your local law enforcement agency- Frisco Police Department 970-668-3579, and they can help you obtain a list of sex offenders living in your area.

Also, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation also has a searchable online sex offender registry.

Please visit the Frisco/Copper Visitor Information Center at 300 Main Street or give them a call at 970-668-5547. The Town of Frisco website is also a great resource for Frisco information.

The Frisco Police Department will request that the Colorado Bureau of Investigation investigate any and all incidents involving the discharge of a firearm by an Officer that results in injury or death per Statute 16-2.5-301.

§ 16-2.5-301. Peace officer-involved shooting investigations–protocol

  1. Each police department, sheriff’s office, and district attorney within the state shall develop protocols for participating in a multi-agency team, which shall include at least one other police department or sheriff’s office, or the Colorado bureau of investigation, in conducting any investigation, evaluation, and review of an incident involving the discharge of a firearm by a peace officer that resulted in injury or death. The law enforcement agencies participating need not be from the same judicial district.
  2. Each law enforcement agency shall post the protocol on its web site or, if it does not have a web site, make it publicly available upon request. The protocols required by this section shall be completed and implemented by December 31, 2015.