Police Department

About the Erie Police Department

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 41 state-certified officers 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.

Strategic Plan

The Police Department utilizes a strategic plan to guide activities, focus efforts, and direct budget decisions. In 2020, the department developed a strategic plan which will help us achieve our vision. 

Mission, Vision, Values


Serving and protecting our community with honor.


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


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.