Public Safety (Police, Fire, EMS)

Are there different types of vaping/E-cigarettes?
How do I get involved in volunteer emergency training?
Is it illegal for minors (<18) to purchase or possess cigarettes and vape pens?
Is it legal to smoke/vape in public?
Who do I call for emergencies?

Ambulance Billing

How do I request my patient care report?
Who do I ask if I have a question about my ambulance bill?

Detective Services

How can I contact a detective?
How can I report a missing person or a runaway?
How can I report suspected child abuse?
How do I inquire about property or evidence held by the police department?
How do I register as a sex offender?
What can I do about a bad check?
What do I do if I am a victim of identity theft?
What is the North Metro Task Force?

Emergency Alert Notifications

How can I have my phone number added to or removed from the emergency notification list?

Fire Prevention and Information

Are bonfires allowed in Thornton?
Can yard waste, leaves, garbage or other rubbish be burned in Thornton?
How do I schedule a hydrant flow test?
What action should I take if I smell natural gas?
Why does the gas pump shut off before my vehicle is full?

Fire Public Education

Can I do a Fire Department Ride Along?
Can I have an open burn?
Can I set off Fireworks? What can I do with Fireworks I already own?
Do you have an escape plan and meeting place if there is a fire in your home?
Does the city of Thornton have a juvenile firesetter intervention program?
Does the Fire Department have a space or Community Room for public events?
Does the Fire Department offer CPR/First Aid certification?
Does the Fire Department provide emergency notifications?
How can I contact the Fire Department?
How can I learn more about the Thornton Fire Department and Station Tours?
How can I properly dispose of my American Flag?
How do I dispose of an old or used fire extinguisher?
How do I properly dispose of sharps/needles safely?
How do I use a fire extinguisher?
I think my child may have ingested something they shouldn’t? What should I do?
Is your child's car seat properly installed?
What are AEDs?
What can I do if I have an animal related incident?
What do I need to know about Smoke Alarms?
What is Carbon Monoxide? What can I do to protect myself and my family?
What is File of Life?
What is Safe Haven? Are there Safe Haven Sites in Thornton?
What is the Citizen Fire Academy? How can I get more information?
What is the Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.)?
What is the Hook and Ladder Academy?
What is the smoke alarm safety message?
Where are the Fire Stations in Thornton
Where can I get information on Plan Reviews, Permits, and Inspections?
Where can I properly dispose of medications or learn about the Medication Take Back program?
Who can I contact for Fire Hydrant maintenance?


Are fireworks allowed in Thornton?

General Information - Police

What crime prevention assistance is available?
Where can I find information about the Thornton Police Department?

Internal Affairs

How do I submit a compliment or complaint about a police employee?

Neighborhood Watch

How can I learn about the Neighborhood Watch program?

Other Fire Department Topics

Can I have a BBQ grill on an apartment balcony?
Can I have an outdoor fireplace or chiminea?
How do I request a fire report?
What are the requirements for becoming a Thornton firefighter?
Where are Thornton's fire stations?

Patrol Services

Can I fly a drone in Thornton?
How can I get a VIN inspection for my vehicle?
How can I report a crime?
How do I file a police report online?
How do I report a traffic accident?
What are the laws for bicycles, scooters, and go-carts?
What are the laws for soliciting in Thornton?
What are the laws in Thornton about firearms and other weapons?
What do I do if I have an accident when the police department is on accident alert?

Records Services

How can I get a copy of a police report?
How can I have my fingerprints taken?
How do I file a police report online?

Victim Services

What services are available to assist crime victims and witnesses?

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