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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Community mourns passing of longtime Brighton Police Commander Frank Acosta


It’s with great sadness the Brighton Police Department announces the passing of Commander Frank Acosta. Commander Acosta joined Brighton Police in February of 2000 after working more than eight years as a State Trooper for the Colorado State Pat...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Police Urge Motorists & Motorcyclists to Practice Safe Driving in Wake of Recent Traffic Fatalities

The Brighton Police Department Traffic Safety Unit (TSU) is investigating three crashes involving motorcyclists that occurred between Sept. 14 and 18. Two of the three crashes were fatal, and one resulted in serious injury. Two of the three crashes were t...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Brighton Police investigate shooting


On Sunday, Aug. 7, at approximately 1 a.m., officers of the Brighton Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the 300 block of County Road 27 (North Main Street). Upon arrival, officers learned that a fight at a large house party spilled in...

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City of Brighton Press Releases