News Flash

Posted on: February 29, 2024

ALLO Update at Town Council

During the most recent session Town Council Study Session, held on Tuesday, Feb. 20, representatives from ALLO Communications were specifically invited to provide explanations and address concerns regarding past and recent water line and property damage i...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Town of Erie Sesquicentennial

To commemorate this historic milestone, we've created monthly themes and have several special celebrations planned over the coming months to help mark 150 years, including: 

  • Activities and events paying tribute to Erie's history
  • Special events and ...
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150th Anniversary Details Home - Spotlights
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Town of Erie Business License Yearly Renewals

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Beginning on June 3, 2022, the Town of Erie reinstated the requirement for yearly renewals of all licenses for businesses operating in the Town and will collect a nominal fee. The Board of Trustees approved this change to the Erie Municipal Code at a meet...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 25, 2024

Tree Raffle

As part of the Town of Erie's sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) celebration in 2024, the Town of Erie and the Tree Advisory Board are giving away a total of 150 trees to Erie residents. The size of the trees being offered are 1” caliper, 4-8’ tall and ...
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Tree Communication & Raffle Form Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: December 20, 2023

Commemorative Brick Program

Engraved bricks lining gravel portion of path at Erie Community Park.

Create a lasting tribute with a custom-engraved brick in an Erie Park! This is your opportunity to honor or memorialize a loved one, celebrate your family name, or leave a message for the next generation. Erie is full of playgrounds, walking trails, shelt...
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Commemorative Brick Information Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: December 1, 2023

Winter Program Guide Available

Cover of winter spring 2024 program guide. Photo is of Barre fitness class participants.

The Winter/Spring 2024 guide is here, covering programs, activities, and special events from January 1 to April 30! This guide is full of new and exciting offerings, including nutrition classes, CPR/First Aid, Learn to Knit, Youth Ski Trip, Adult Snowshoe...

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Online Interactive Flipbook Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: November 1, 2023

Book Your Birthday Party Online

Erie Community Party room setup for a birthday party with balloons and table decorations setout.

Take control of your party planning with our user-friendly Amilia registration software. Schedule and pay for your party at your convenience! All Birthday Party Options (Aloha, Climbing, Nerf, Sports, and Swimming) are now accessible through our facility ...

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Birthday Party Information Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Erie Singletrack Closure Protocols

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Staff will enact closures if the following criteria are met: wet/muddy conditions present, snowy/icy conditions present, Division maintenance operations, and/or Town-permitted special event.

Just because the trails may look dry from the road, this may not ...

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Additional Info... Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Subscribe to Our Parks & Recreation Newsletter

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Receive monthly announcements and periodic updates straight to your inbox, subscribe to stay informed! 

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Posted on: October 10, 2022

Parks & Recreation Receives Re-Accreditation

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The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced that the Erie Parks & Recreation Department has received re-accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). This distinguished accomplishment wa...

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Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Parks & Recreation Projects

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The Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for overseeing a variety of projects within the Town of Erie. These projects include: open space management; playground design, redevelopment, or replacement; recreation facilities; trail connectivity; ...

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Additional Info... Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Know Your Property Line

Community Spotlight Image - Encroachment

The Park & Recreation Department seeks to be a good neighbor to adjacent property owners and at the same time protect Town-owned and maintained properties from encroachment. Procedures are in place to guard against encroachment, and the following are ...

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Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Emerald Ash Borer

Community Spotlight Image - EAB

EAB was found in Erie in 2021. As of 2022, EAB is presumed present in low levels throughout Erie. EAB populations will exponentially increase in Erie until all Ash trees are either dead or protected with a pesticide.

Now is the appropriate time for residen...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 14, 2024

Utility Bill Payment Portal Follow-Up

The Town of Erie has been working through a software transition to upgrade and improve the payment processing experience for utility billing. The staff team wants to express gratitude to the community during this transition as it is always difficult to ma...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: February 7, 2024

Be Coyote Aware: Breeding Season

coyote winter

Prime time for coyote calling is upon us. 

  • Coyotes are more aggressive and more apt to respond to the right sounds in February and March. 
  • Alphas are protecting their space.
  • Roaming males are searching for a mate. 

EncountersIf you ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Volunteer Victim Advocates

Victim Services Volunteer

Consider becoming a Volunteer Victim Advocate with Erie Police! Advocates work as a liaison with officers and detectives immediately after a report to provide support services to those impacted by crime or tragedy. These support services include crisis in...
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Police News
Posted on: January 25, 2024

Medication Take-Back Day - April 27

Drug Take Back Day April

Twice a year, the Town of Erie Police Department partners with the Drug Enforcement Administration to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. 

Details

April 27, 202410:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Erie Police Dep...

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Police News
Posted on: January 23, 2024

National School Resource Officer Day

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At the Town Council meeting this evening, Mayor Brooks, with a proclamation, will formally declare Feb. 15 as School Resource Officer Appreciation Day! Join us in celebrating and expressing our gratitude to the dedicated men and women who ensure the safet...

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Police News
Posted on: January 24, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 7, 2022

Emergency Response Chaplains Day

Chaplaincy Proclamation

Today, across the state, emergency responder chaplains are being celebrated by the General Assembly as they recognize the day as Colorado Emergency Response Chaplains Day.In Erie, we are fortunate to have three dedicated chaplains that have built trusted ...

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Police News
Posted on: January 22, 2024

Recruiting Fair

Join us at the Northern Colorado Law Enforcement Job Fair on Saturday, January 27, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Windsor, Colorado. Explore exciting opportunities and connect with representatives from the Erie Police Department who are ready to answer al...

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Police News
Posted on: December 4, 2023

A Message From Chief Mathis: Personnel Update

Chief Announcement - Mathis

Town of Erie Community Members, 

I am Chief Lee Mathis of the Erie Police Department, and I am here today to address a difficult and concerning matterI recently bec...

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Police News
Posted on: November 2, 2023

Teens: Substance Use and Social Media

Teen Substance Use Flyer

Events are held monthly on Thursday evenings at the Erie Police Department. Sorry, NO youth allowed, no exceptions.

Reservations required: https://www.erieco.gov/1561/Teen-Use-of-Drugs-Alcohol-Vaping

Date:
November 16, 2023
Time:
5:30 PM&...
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Police News
Posted on: November 2, 2023

Erie Police Department Hosts Giving Tree

Operation Santa Erie Optimist Club

Beginning November 20, the Optimist Club of Erie is collecting gifts and cash donations in their yearly 'Operation Santa'. 

If you would like to help, go to the Erie Police Department at 1000 Telleen Avenue to collect an ornament on the Giving Tre...

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Police News
Posted on: July 31, 2023

Do You Recognize These Individuals?

Do You Recognize

At 7 a.m., Monday, July 31, the Erie Police Department began receiving reports from the Colliers Hill neighborhood of vehicle trespasses. Surveillance footage obtained from neighbors reveals the suspects in the area just before 6 a.m. committing a half a ...
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Police News
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Winner Announced! Poster Contest

Optomist Club of Erie Poster Contest 1st place winner modugula

Congratulations to Shanmukha Modugula for winning first place in the Optimist Club of Erie's Respect for Law Enforcement Poster Contest!

Aspiring artists are featured by the Optimist Club of Erie, as a winner of their annual Respect for Law Enforcement Pos...

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Police News
Posted on: May 31, 2023

Seeking Tips | Weekend Business Burglar

Weekend Business Burglary

Erie Police Seeking Tips | Weekend Business Burglar

In the early morning hours (3:30 a.m.) of Saturday, May 27, the pictured vehicle and suspects were involved in a burglary of a business in the 1000 block of Carbon Court in Erie, Colorado. Tools and merch...
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Police News
Posted on: May 30, 2022

School's Out!

Curfew Reminders

With school out for the summer, the Town of Erie Police Department would like to remind residents of the local curfew ordinance.   It is unlawful for anyone under the age of 18 years old to be outside on any street, alley, park,...

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Police News
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Operation Chill

Operation Chill

The Erie Police Department is joining 7-Eleven and hundreds of law enforcement agencies in Operation Chill again this summer!  This program offers opportunities for your Erie officers to interact with youngsters and “ticket” t...

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Police News
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Vote for K9 Rudo

K9 Aftermath Grant

This Thursday (May 25, 2023) voting opens for K9 Rudo to win the 2023 K9 Grant.There are three ways to vote DAILY: 1) Visit online site DAILY: https://www.aftermath.com/k9-grant2) Like and comment on DAILY post with 'Er...

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Police News
Posted on: May 11, 2023

Police Week and Peace Officers' Memorial Day

Police Week Proclamation

On May 9, 2023, the Erie Board of Trustees proclaimed May 14 - May 20, 2023 to be Police Week and May 15, 2023 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day in honor of those peace officers who, through courageous deeds, have lost their lives or have become di...

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Police News
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Upgrades to Emergency Alerts

New Boco Alert

Boulder Office of Disaster Management has announced upgrades to their Emergency Alerts via Everbridge.
Upgrade Highlights:
An App! Everbridge is downloadable and offers ease to user experience.
Language Access - download the ReachWell app to access alert c...
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Police News
Posted on: April 13, 2023

Sextortion Scams

Scam Alert

In the first three months of this year, eight sextortion scams (online blackmail using nude images) have been reported to Erie Police; double the same period last year. Public Information Officer Amber Luttrell notes “sextortion scams concern la...

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Police News
Posted on: March 27, 2023

Seeking New Members

Seeking PSRP members

The Professional Standards Review Panel (PSRP) advises the Erie Police Department on Internal Affairs Investigations conducted by the Erie Police Department. While the panel does not have investigative or decision-making authority, the comments received a...

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Police News
Posted on: March 27, 2023

Testing Outdoor Emergency Sirens Monday

Siren Testing

The Boulder County Office of Disaster Management will perform a test of the outdoor warning sirens at 10 a.m. and again at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 3. The test will last two minutes and is audible from Mountain View Fire Rescue’s stations located...

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Police News
Posted on: March 14, 2023

What can be done about unreasonable or loud sounds?

Unlawful Noise Ordinance

A good neighbor is mindful of how their sound activities (music, repairs, gatherings, etc.) might affect their neighbor's quality of life. An even better neighbor is aware of the Town of Erie's 'Unlawful Noise' ordinanc...

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Police News
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Sex Assault Arrest - Victims Encouraged to Report

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OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Michael T. Dougherty, District Attorney  

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 10, 2023        Contact: Shannon Carbone Phone: 303-441-3804 sca...

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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Spring Cleanup is May 8-13

Code Enforcement Spring Cleanup

Code Enforcement Officer Laura Durstock invites you to Save the Dates for the Spring Clean-Up event: 
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May 8-13
  Landfill (1830 WCR 6)
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May 13
  Service Center (150 Bonnell A...
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Police News
Posted on: February 22, 2023

Swatting Incidents

Police News

We are aware of a series of swatting incidents that have happened in various Colorado school districts today. Swatting is when someone makes a prank call to the police claiming an emergency, and provides a real address for officers to respond. While none ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 18, 2023

Arrest: Motor Vehicle Trespass

Arrest

Arrest: Motor Vehicle TrespassThanks to Victim, Witnesses, and Plate Readers

10:55 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to Reliance Park (900 Weld County Road 1.5) on a vehicle trespass that had just occurred. The victim described the suspect and associated vehi...

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Police News
Posted on: February 15, 2023

Navigating School Busses

School Busses

Drivers are urged to use extreme care when around a stopped bus because the actions of children, especially younger students, can be unpredictable. The following actions are illegal (per theColorado driver’s handbook): 

  • Passing i...
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Police News
Posted on: February 1, 2023

Leash Laws in Erie

Leash Reminder

It's quite easy for dog owners to overlook the impact an off-leash dog can have on children, adults, other animals - including well-behaved dogs and their law-abiding owners - but the consequences can be disastrous. Off-leash dogs have been known to get c...

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Police News
Posted on: February 6, 2023

Lets Taco Bout It

TacoBout It Feb 8

Join us for "Lets Taco Bout It" on Wednesday, February 8 from 5-6 p.m. at Wapos in Erie for tacos and conversation. 

Stop by and engage in any important topic of conversation.

Erie Police will treat you to a taco and thank you for your co...

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Police News
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Arrest in Overnight Burglary

Arrest

An arrest was made overnight at the Community Center. 
A suspect smashed the window to gain entry. 
The suspect was taken into custody without incident.  
There is no public safety threat.

Police News

News Flash

Posted on: December 21, 2023

Commemorative Badge

Showcase new Badge

In honor of a century and a half, it bears witness to our town's roots in...

Introducing the distinguished 150th-anniversary commemorative badge for our Erie Police Officers in 2024. In honor of a century and a half, it bears witness to our town's roots in coal mining and its unwavering journey towards a vibrant ...

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Police Spotlight
Posted on: July 31, 2023

Wanted: Victim Advocates

Volunteer Victim advocate

The next volunteer training academy will begin in early October and is held...

Volunteer Victim Advocates work as a liaison with law enforcement immediately after an incident to provide support to those impacted by crime or tragedy. The next volunteer training academy will begin in early October and is held on Tuesday and Thursday e...

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Police Spotlight
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Policies & Procedures

Written Directives

Employees are given direction to perform duties in an acceptable, honorable...

Written Directives... Police Spotlight
Posted on: December 22, 2022

Our Mission

Mission Statement - Spotlights

Serving and Protecting the Community with Honor...

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 communi...

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Police Spotlight

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 21, 2023

Share the Road: Cone Zones

Share the Road Cone Zone

In a cone zone, traffic control signage, delineators, and flaggers all enable motorists to move through the area in a timely and safe manner. Motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists are urged t...

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