The Town of Erie was established in 1874.Today, the Erie Police Department serves 28,308 residents of Erie, Colorado with a patrolling responsibility of 48 miles of the Town. The Chief currently oversees 37 state-certified officers (4 more are slated to be hired in 2020) and 8 civilian staff. Additionally, about 18 volunteers support Police operations.
Commands and Divisions
The Chief oversees all sections of the police department while the Deputy Chief provides oversight for Operations and Administration. The Commander is directly responsible for Patrol.
The Police Department utilizes a strategic plan to guide activities, focus efforts, and direct budget decisions. In 2019, the department developed a strategic plan that will help us achieve our vision. The 2020 strategic plan is coming soon!
Mission, Vision, Values
Serving and protecting our community with honor.
To be highly trained police professionals committed to our community.
Tours are available by request, Monday - Friday 8-5 p.m., by calling 303-926-2800.