Police Department

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

Commands and Divisions

The Police Chief oversees 44 state-certified officers and 9.5 non-certified staff and all sections of the police department. The Deputy Chief provides oversight for Operations and Administration. The Commander is directly responsible for Patrol. Additionally, 21 volunteers support Police Operations.

Strategic Plan

The Police Department's  2022 Strategic Plan guides activities, focuses efforts, and directs budget decisions. View the 2021 Strategic Plan and the 2020 Strategic Plan.

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