The Erie Police Department Investigation Section investigates all crimes committed against people and/or their property, investigates illicit drug activities, and processes major crime scene evidence. The Investigation Section files criminal cases with the Town's prosecuting attorney and the Boulder County and Weld County district attorney's offices.

The Patrol Section provides an around-the-clock, community-wide presence to ensure a visible police profile throughout Erie. This presence is intended to increase effectiveness in the areas of crime prevention and quick response to emergency calls.

The duties of the Patrol Section include:
  • Deterring and investigating criminal activities
  • Providing traffic enforcement and accident investigation
  • Providing a multitude of community services
The Records Section is responsible for filing all records in an efficient and accepted method that allows for accountability, accuracy, security, and ease of access. The Records Supervisor will ensure that state and federal laws are followed concerning the retention and release of records.