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 Administration. Two Commanders are responsible for Patrol and Support Services. Additionally, 21 volunteers support Police Operations.

  1. Catalytic Converter Theft

    Overnight Catalytic Converter Thefts

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

    UPDATE: Occupants Identified: Request for Information

    The Erie Police Department is asking anyone with information or surveillance about an incident... Read on...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. COLORADO SAFETY STOP Law

    Safety Stop Law

    Intersections are by far the most dangerous locations for bicyclists... Read on...
  6. 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...
  7. Chief Kim Stewart and MADD ribbon

    Saturation Saturday

    Too often, we see drivers making the wrong decision to drive impaired. Read on...
  8. 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...
  9. School Crossing Reminders
  10. Mayor Brooks Statement

    Mayor Brooks and WCR5

    Mayor Justin Brooks has provided a video update of the WCR5 widening project... Read on...
  11. 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...
  12. 9pmRoutine

    Nightly Safety Check at 9 p.m.

    Safety checklists, and creative ways to create a routine are posted... Read on...
  13. Lifeline

    988 Lifeline

    No matter where you live, easily access 24/7 emotional support... Read on...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. Smart 911

    Keep Your Loved Ones Safe with Smart911 App

    What if you could provide life-saving information to responders? Read on...
  17. 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...
  18. Exit Plan: Fireworks Show

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

    Leave it to the Pros: Fireworks

    Help keep our community safe and attend the Erie Parks & Recreation rooftop fireworks show... Read on...
  20. 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...
  21. Town of Erie Emergency Alerts

    Emergency Alerts

    ALL residents in Erie should register for emergency alerts through the... Read on...
  22. crash Investigation
  23. 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...
  24. Operation Chill

    Operation Chill

    Police Issue Slurpees for Good Behavior... Read on...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. Curfew Reminders

    School's Out!

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

    Recognize this Person?

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

    Flood Risk?

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

    Community Academy Success

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

    Peace Officers Memorial Day

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

    Congrats to the Class of 2022

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

    Share the Road. Be Alert.

    May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month... Read on...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. Garage Doors

    EPD Places 50 Door Hangers a Month

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

    Distraction Reaction

    Campaign Aims to Prevent 42 Crashes Each Day... Read on...
  43. 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...
  44. Ti Simulator

    EPD Gifted Virtual Training Simulator

    Ti Training donated a $50,000 training simulator to the Erie Police... Read on...
  45. 2021 PD Annual Report

    Hot Off the Press! EPD Annual Report

    In this edition, Chief Stewart celebrates accomplishments, captures crime statistics, and Read on...
  46. COVID Go Bag Emergency Preparedness

    Emergency Go-Bags During COVID-19

    Erie Police Recommends Extra Kits Read on...
  47. escape planning and practice

    Escape Planning and Practice - Home Fire Safety

    There are many ways to get your family involved in creating an escape plan... Read on...
  48. 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

Tours

Tours are available by request, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., by calling 303-926-2800.