Police

The Erie Police Department serves 28,308 residents of Erie, Colorado with a patrol responsibility of 48 miles.

The Police Chief oversees 46 state-certified officers, 10 non-certified staff, and all sections of the police department. The Deputy Chief provides oversight for Operations and Support Services. Two Commanders are responsible for Patrol and Support Services. Additionally, 21 volunteers support Police Operations.

  1. Victim Services Volunteer

    Volunteer Victim Advocates

    Are you looking to serve your community in a unique and valuable way? Read on...
  2. LE Recruiting March 8

    Law Enforcement Job Fair

    Meet with Erie Officers and Command to learn why Erie is the best... Read on...
  3. Arrest

    Arrest in Overnight Burglary

    An arrest was made overnight at the Community Center... Read on...
  4. PIO of the Year and Best Use of Digital Media - Luttrell

    Erie PIO Awarded Colorado PIO of the Year

    ‘PIO of the Year 2022’ for both small and large agencies. Luttrell was also awarded ‘Best use of Digital Media’.... Read on...
  5. Drug Take Back Day April

    Medication Take-Back Day - April 22

    Safely dispose of unwanted medications... Read on...
  6. Community Police Academy

    Space is Limited: Community Academy

    Plans this Spring? The nine-week Police Community Academy meets... Read on...
  7. Records Supervisor

    Hiring Records Supervisor

    The Police Department is seeking a Records Supervisor (new position)... Read on...
  8. scam alert

    EPD Phone Call Scam Alert

    Please be aware of a scam Erie PD was recently made aware of in our community. Read on...
  9. Newman EOY 2022

    Employee of the Year

    Chief Stewart Announces Officer Newman as Employee of the Year Read on...
  10. Wildfire Northwest of Boulder

    There is NO impact to Erie at this time. Read on...
  11. Lets Taco Bout It

    Canceled: Lets Taco Bout It

    Join us for 'Lets Taco Bout It' on Wednesday, January 18... Read on...
  12. Police Strategic Plan

    A Look Ahead

    The Erie Police release the 2023 Strategic Plan... Read on...
  13. Rs of Restorative Justice

    Repairing Harm

    You might be a great fit in the program as a Restorative Justice Facilitator... Read on...
  14. 2022 Stolen Vehicles

    Stolen Vehicles in Erie

    Recently, we've been asked, "Is it happening in Erie?"... Read on...
  15. Centurylink outage

    911 Landlines Disabled for 500 Homes

    Homes in the southwest corner of Erie Parkway and E. County Line Road have lost CenturyLink service... Read on...
  16. Advisory

    Police Advisory

    On Monday, November 28, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Erie Police was dispatched to... Read on...
  17. Idling

    Idling in Erie

    With cold mornings comes the desire to warm up your vehicle... Read on...
  18. Teen Substance Use Logo

    Mar. 16: What Parent's Need to Know About Teen Substance Use & Social Media

    Erie Police Department is committed to educating parents on what they need to know... Read on...
  19. Teen Substance Use Logo

    Jan. 19: What Parent's Need to Know About Teen Substance Use & Social Media

    Erie Police Department is committed to educating parents on what they need to know... Read on...
  20. Teen Substance Use Logo

    Nov. 17: What Parent's Need to Know About Teen Substance Use & Social Media

    Erie Police Department is committed to educating parents on what they need to know... Read on...
  21. Durstock

    Meet the New Code Enforcement/Animal Control Officer

    In a ceremony, the new Code Enforcement/Animal Control Officer was welcomed... Read on...
  22. Batman

    Halloween Safety Stop

    This year's Safety Stop is all about mischief and mayhem - Gotham style. Read on...
  23. coffee with a cop

    Coffee With A Cop - Wednesday Nov. 2

    Erie PD Command Staff, along with other available on-patrol officers, will be hosting a conversation with the community... Read on...
  24. SCAM

    EPD T-shirt Phishing Scam

    Erie PD does NOT sell merchandise, to include any logo'd shirts, or other items... Read on...
  25. coffee with a cop

    Coffee With A Cop - Wednesday Oct. 5

    Erie PD Command Staff, along with other available on-patrol officers, will be hosting a conversation with the community... Read on...
  26. Catalytic Converter Theft

    Overnight Catalytic Converter Thefts

    Between midnight and 2 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, three catalytic converters were stolen... Read on...
  27. Update

    UPDATE: Occupants Identified: Request for Information

    The Erie Police Department is asking anyone with information or surveillance about an incident... Read on...
  28. News Release

    Shots Fired from Vehicle: Vista Parkway and Eaton Street

    On Sunday morning, 6:30 a.m., September 25, 2022, a motorist called to report their vehicle had been shot... Read on...
  29. Walgreens Burglary 09.28.22 STILL

    Walgreens ATM Robbery

    While you were out like a light this morning (Wednesday, Sept. 28), Officer Powers noticed headlights in the Walgreens parking lot at Erie Parkway and County Line Road... Read on...
  30. COLORADO SAFETY STOP Law

    Safety Stop Law

    Intersections are by far the most dangerous locations for bicyclists... Read on...
  31. Opt In Postcard

    Opt-in Erie: Emergency Alerts (and testing!)

    National Preparedness Month occurs every September. In observance this year, Erie PD is raising awareness of the Emergency Alert system and hosting a TEST! Read on...
  32. Chief Kim Stewart and MADD ribbon

    Saturation Saturday

    Too often, we see drivers making the wrong decision to drive impaired. Read on...
  33. School Resource Officers

    Your School Resource Officers

    With school starting this week, school safety is on many minds. It’s been on our minds... Read on...
  34. School Crossing Reminders
  35. Mayor Brooks Statement

    Mayor Brooks and WCR5

    Mayor Justin Brooks has provided a video update of the WCR5 widening project... Read on...
  36. Community Safety Tools

    Let's Talk K9s: Community Safety Tools - hosted by EPD

    Join members of the Erie Police Department for a listening session designed to collect sentiment from the Erie community about the police department's potential use of an enhanced Community Safety Tool (K9 Unit). Read on...
  37. 9pmRoutine

    Nightly Safety Check at 9 p.m.

    Safety checklists, and creative ways to create a routine are posted... Read on...
  38. License Plate Readers

    Erie’s Soft Launches Community Safety Tool... Read on...
  39. Lifeline

    988 Lifeline

    No matter where you live, easily access 24/7 emotional support... Read on...
  40. Prime Scams

    Prime Time for Prime Day Scams

    While you might use Prime Day for awesome deals, cybercriminals use Prime Day for awful scams.... Read on...
  41. Suspicious Behavior

    Behavior is Suspicious - not Persons

    Erie family, we depend on you to tell us when you observe something unusual unfolding before your eyes. As always, call us immediately about all suspicious activity Read on...
  42. Smart 911

    Keep Your Loved Ones Safe with Smart911 App

    What if you could provide life-saving information to responders? Read on...
  43. National Night Out

    Join Us: Tues., Aug. 2: National Night Out

    National Night Out is an annual community celebration and effort to reduce crime... Read on...
  44. Exit Plan: Fireworks Show

    The EPD mapped out the optimal exit routes from the Fireworks Show... Read on...
  45. Fireworks

    Leave it to the Pros: Fireworks

    Help keep our community safe and attend the Erie Parks & Recreation rooftop fireworks show... Read on...
  46. July 3 Site Map 2022

    Pack Your Patience: Fireworks Show

    If the Erie Fireworks Show is your destination on July 3, it pays to be prepared... Read on...
  47. Town of Erie Emergency Alerts

    Emergency Alerts

    ALL residents in Erie should register for emergency alerts through the... Read on...
  48. crash Investigation
  49. Other Vehicles Guide

    Your Golf Car: Our Mission to Serve and Protect

    The Erie Police Department has noted an uptick in questions, concerns, and confusion as 'other vehicles’ have... Read on...
  50. Operation Chill

    Operation Chill

    Police Issue Slurpees for Good Behavior... Read on...
  51. Community Safety Tools

    Let's Talk 'Community Safety Tools'

    Join members of the Erie Police Department for a listening session designed to collect sentiment from the Erie community about the police department's use of enhanced Community Safety Tools. Read on...
  52. Park Shareability

    Shared Parks Quality of Life

    The Erie Police Department has been made aware of a significant increase in what is considered less than respectful park usage... Read on...
  53. Click It or Ticket

    Buckle Up

    Every time you get in a car the EPD asks you to make bucking up a habit! Read on...
  54. Curfew Reminders

    School's Out!

    Curfew Reminders for Erie Youth... Read on...
  55. Attempt to Locate 5.16.2022

    Recognize this Person?

    The Erie Police Department is attempting to locate an individual... Read on...
  56. Flood Risk

    Flood Risk?

    To assess if your property is located in or near an area that has a high flood risk... Read on...
  57. community academy

    Community Academy Success

    The Community Academy was a success. But don't take it from us... Read on...
  58. Peace Officers Memorial Day

    Peace Officers Memorial Day

    Since the first recorded police death in 1786, Read on...
  59. Graduation

    Congrats to the Class of 2022

    To all our local graduates, we’re proud of your accomplishments! Read on...
  60. Motorcycle Safety

    Share the Road. Be Alert.

    May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month... Read on...
  61. GovPossible Campaign Shannon Crow

    EPD Detective Featured on #GovPossible

    Detective Shannon Crow was selected to be featured in the People of Public Service’s... Read on...
  62. Haefele and Andy Carter of Rotary

    Commander Haefele Honored by Rotary

    Last weekend, at their annual gala, Commander Mike Haefele was honored as a 2022 Community Star... Read on...
  63. Cadet Vacancy

    Now Hiring!

    The Town of Erie will pay the cost of the academy for each cadet selected and pay an hourly rate... Read on...
  64. Child wearing a helmet while riding a Bicycle at Police Bike Rodeo safety course

    Is your kiddo ready to ride?

    Only a few spots remain for the Bike Rodeo, hosted by the Erie Police Department... Read on...
  65. Respect for Law Poster Contest

    Respect for Law Enforcement Contest

    The contest is open to elementary school-age children (K-8) who attend Erie elementary schools. Entry forms are available... Read on...
  66. Crime Map

    Ever Wondered Where Crime Occurs in Erie?

    The Erie Police Department is pleased to present an interactive map to help visualize criminal activity... Read on...
  67. Garage Doors

    EPD Places 50 Door Hangers a Month

    Help Close the Door on Crime... Read on...
  68. Distraction Reaction

    Distraction Reaction

    Campaign Aims to Prevent 42 Crashes Each Day... Read on...
  69. Scam Alert

    FBI Warns of Scams

    Scammers impersonate law enforcement or government officials in attempts to extort money or steal personally identifiable information Read on...
  70. Ti Simulator

    EPD Gifted Virtual Training Simulator

    Ti Training donated a $50,000 training simulator to the Erie Police... Read on...
  71. 2021 PD Annual Report

    Hot Off the Press! EPD Annual Report

    In this edition, Chief Stewart celebrates accomplishments, captures crime statistics, and Read on...
  72. Household Chemicals

    Household Chemicals

    Chemicals you use in your home can be dangerous to your health and the environment. Read on...

Strategy

The Police Department's Strategic Plan guides activities focuses efforts, and directs budget decisions.

Mission, Vision, Values

The mission of the Erie Police Department is: Serving and protecting our community with honor.

The vision of the Erie Police Department is: To be highly trained police professionals committed to our community.

The values of the Erie Police Department are:

  • Integrity
  • Impartiality 
  • Compassion
  • Courage 
  • Excellence 
  • Dedication 
  • Accountability