Special Assignments

Bike Patrol

Officers on bike patrol are a friendly face performing a crucial part in community policing on two wheels.

Field Training Officer

Field training officers are responsible for training new officers within the Erie Police Department's Field Training Program.

Honor Guard

The Honor Guard is comprised of officers who present the flag at events, including awards ceremonies, funerals, and community events. Officers participate in the Boulder County Sheriff's Honor Guard. 

LGBTQ+ Liaison

The LGBTQ+ liaison is an advocate for members of the LGBTQ+ community. The liaison builds strong relationships and encourages reporting of hate crimes. In Erie, three sworn officers (a School Resource Officer, a Sergeant, and a Detective) serve as LGBTQ+ liaisons.

Peer Support

The goal of peer support is to provide support through times of personal or professional crisis, as well as anticipate and address potential difficulties.

Range Officer

The Range Officer is responsible for ensuring all Erie Police Officers are qualified per POST standards. In addition, the Range Officer provides training for a variety of shooting situations.

School Resource Officer

The school resource officer provides valuable, law-related supplementary education for students in the schools they serve and in affiliated elementary schools.


The Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team is used in high-risk incidents when disciplined teamwork, specialized weapons, and tactical skills are required, such as incidents involving barricaded subjects or hostages.

Training Sergeant

The training sergeant manages all training for the Erie Police Department, ensuring annual compliance with P.O.S.T.