Welcome to the CSPD's cases of interest
When there are cases of interest that are of local or national interest, you will find the redacted copies of those cases here. The cases included are frequently requested by citizens and/or the media.
The information from any cases posted here cannot be used to harass, intimidate or seek retribution on any party listed in the case. All cases are redacted in accordance with the Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act. There is no charge to view or download any reports shared here.
On the evening of January 11, 2020, CSPD officers were involved in a shooting with Colorado Springs resident, Randy Bishop. The summary includes body worn camera videos & documents depicting Mr. Bishop's original arrest warrant, the initial traffic stop, when the shooting occurred, and the following arrest of Randy Bishop. View the details of this case here.
On October 9, 2022 at 2:54 am near S. Academy Blvd. and Airport Rd. Mr. Gadson was driving a vehicle at approximately 15 miles per hour in a 45 mile per hour zone. The officer observed the vehicle had no visible license plates. During the initial contact between the officer and Mr. Gadson, the officer observed a knife in the cup holder located between the front seats of the vehicle. Once additional officers arrived, they asked Mr. Gadson to get out of the vehicle so they could conduct a driving under the influence investigation. Mr. Gadson refused to exit the vehicle. When officers attempted to pull Mr. Gadson from the vehicle he physically fought with officers and on more than one instance re-entered the vehicle in the area of the knife. Read more about the arrest and view the Body Worn Camera footage here.
The following Significant Event Briefing Video provides a summary of releasable facts, circumstances, and information currently known to investigators regarding an officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs on February 6, 2023. The video contains graphic descriptions and footage that may be disturbing to some individuals. Viewer discretion is advised. View the Significant Event Briefing video here.