News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2023

Review the Proposed Home Rule Charter

VOTE

The Town of Erie is the largest community in Colorado to still be governed statutorily (following State Statute instead of our own governing document). In 2022 a question was added to the ballot asking Erie voters if they would like to create a Charter Co...

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Home Rule Charter... Home - Spotlights
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Share Your Thoughts on Public Art

public art

Placemaking is a way to inspire collective reimaging of public spaces to strengthen the connection between people and the places they share. Placemaking fosters creative uses of public spaces, by acknowledging the physical, cultural, and social identities...

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Read About It... Home - Spotlights
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Town of Erie to Restart Business License Yearly Renewals

Briggs 1to1 ratio

Beginning on June 3, 2022, the Town of Erie will reinstate 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 ...

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Additional Info... Home - Spotlights

News Flash

Posted on: August 4, 2023

Fall 2023 Program Guide Available

Community Spotlight Image - fall 2023 program guide with five youth climbers in front of wall.

The fall 2023 guide is here! This guide covers programs, activities, and special events from September 1-December 31, 2023. This guide is full of new and exciting offerings including a variety of nutrition classes, Eerie Erie 5k training, teen volunteer g...

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Online Interactive Flipbook Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Public Art Installation Approved by Board of Trustees

Three colored pillars representing Erie, with text overlay reading Public Art Approved by Board.

Public Art Installation Approved by Board of Trustees

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, the Board of Trustees approved the design for a new, vibrant art piece, the first installation in Erie for the Public Art Group. 

In total, 105 artists applied to have their...

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Additional Info... Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Erie Singletrack Closure Protocols

Community Spotlight Image - Singletrack Closure Protocol

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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Subscribe Now! Home spotlight - Parks and rec
Posted on: October 10, 2022

Parks & Recreation Receives Re-Accreditation

Community Spotlight Image - CAPRA

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

Community Spotlight Image - Parks and Recreation Projects

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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Additional Info... Home spotlight - Parks and rec

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 28, 2023

Coffee With A Cop

Coffee with a Cop

Stop by this Wednesday, October 4 from 10 - 11 a.m. at Cristos Coffee for an opportunity to chat with your new Chief, Lee Mathis, and Deputy Chief, Heather Carmosino and other officers.

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Police News
Posted on: September 28, 2023

Nationwide Emergency Alert TEST

National Alert Test

A nation-wide test of Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) will be administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Wednesday, October 4 at 12:20 p.m. The sound, vibration and appearance will be ...

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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: January 11, 2023

Medication Take-Back Day - April 22

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 22, 202310:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Erie Police Dep...

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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: April 11, 2023

Poster Contest: Respect for Law Enforcement

Respect for LE Poster Contest

Aspiring artists could be featured, if selected by the Optimist Club of Erie, as a winner of their annual Respect for Law Enforcement Poster Contest to receive a party for their class with a visit from Officers, and have their art in the Erie Police Annua...

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Police News
Posted on: April 11, 2023

Youth Academy Registration Open!

Youth Academy Space Limited

Are you a young person between the ages of 12 and 17 who is interested in seeing how the Erie Police Department operates? Get a sneak peek inside your local law enforcement agency during this fun-filled, two-day academy for youth! This free event has a li...

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Police News
Posted on: April 12, 2023

Is Your Kiddo Ready to Ride?

Child wearing a helmet while riding a Bicycle at Police Bike Rodeo safety course

Mark your calendars for the Bike Rodeo hosted by the Erie Police Department. Police Officers will conduct bike checks and helmet fittings, while your kids (ages 3-10) will love taking runs on the safety (obstacle) course!

Details

June 17, 20239 a.m. - noon

C...

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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

Erie Among Safest Cities

Safest Cities 2023 - Erie is 8

Safewise recently released its annual Safest Cities in Colorado Report for 2023, and Erie ranks 8th safest! Unfortunately, Colorado leads the nation in property crime per capita, with motor vehicle thefts representing 20 percent of those crimes. Safewise ...

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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

WHITTAKER, JUSTIN

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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Boulder District Attorney's Office Press Releas Police News
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 16, 2023

Breeding Season: Be Coyote Aware

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 while roaming males are searching for a mate. If you encounter a coyote behaving agg...

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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 Law

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: February 2, 2023

Law Enforcement Job Fair

LE Recruiting March 8

Law Enforcement Job Fair
March 8, 2023
11 - 5 p.m.
13801 Grant St., Thornton, Denver Premium Outlet
Meet with Erie Officers and Command to learn why Erie is the best small department in the state.
Representatives from dozens of LE agenc...
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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
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Erie PIO Awarded Colorado PIO of the Year

PIO of the Year and Best Use of Digital Media - Luttrell

In a ceremony on December 12, 2022, the Emergency Services Public Information Officers of Colorado (ESPIOC) recognized the Erie Police Department’s Public Information Officer (PIO), Amber Luttrell, with ‘PIO of the Year 2022’...

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Police News
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Space is Limited: Community Academy

Community Police Academy

The nine-week academy meets Wednesday nights from 6-9 p.m. at the Erie Police Department beginning March 1.

The academy is designed to provide a medium for community members to understand why police do the things they do, encourage community members to bec...

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Police News
Posted on: December 27, 2022

EPD Phone Call Scam Alert

scam alert

Please be aware of a scam Erie PD was recently made aware of in our community. 

Three parties have called to report a scam in which the party receives a voicemail asking them to call back either a "Sergeant Josh Roberts" or a "Lieut...

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Police News
Posted on: December 22, 2022

Employee of the Year

Newman EOY 2022

The Erie Police Department is pleased to announce the 2022 Employee of the Year, Officer Branin Newman. Among his many deserving qualities is his exceptional work as a Field Training Officer, for which he is known to be a highly effective role mo...

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Police News
Posted on: December 19, 2022

Wildfire Northwest of Boulder

December 19, 2022, 3:10 p.m.The Erie Police Department is aware of a wildfire northwest of Boulder. There is NO impact to Erie at this time. We are closely monitoring the situation, providing assistance, and will provide new information as it becomes avai...

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Police News
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Canceled: Lets Taco Bout It

Lets Taco Bout It

Due to the snow, we are rescheduling this event! Stay tuned.

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Join us for "Lets Taco Bout It" on Wednesday, January 18, from 5-6 p.m. at Wapos in Erie for tacos and conversation.&am...

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Police News
Posted on: December 14, 2022

A Look Ahead

Police Strategic Plan

The Erie Police Department is committed to serving and protecting our community with honor. The cornerstone of that mission is our vision: to be highly trained professionals. The goals for 2023 are as follows:

1) Safety and Crime Prevention

2)&...

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Police News
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Repairing Harm

Rs of Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice is an Erie Police program that brings together the harmed person (victim) and the person who caused harm (offender), community members, and support people to reveal how the offender can repair the harm. 

Do you believe there ar...

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Police News
Posted on: December 13, 2022

Stolen Vehicles in Erie

2022 Stolen Vehicles

It's old news that all of Colorado is facing a surge of auto thefts. Recently, we've been asked, "Is it happening in Erie?"Yes, yes, vehicle theft is on the rise. While we are encouraged by our recovery rate of these vehicles, ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 3, 2022

911 Landlines Disabled for 500 Homes

Centurylink outage

EPD is aware that homes in the southwest corner of Erie Parkway and E. County Line Road have lost CenturyLink service since yesterday. Crews are currently at the site to work towards restoration. 
If you know anyone in the area who relies solely o...
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Police News
Posted on: November 29, 2022

Police Advisory

Advisory

On Monday, November 28, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Erie Police was dispatched to the Blue Sky Condominiums, located at the 1400 block of Blue Sky Way, to reports of a weapons offense. The reporting party had come outside to leave for work and noticed an ...

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Police News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Volunteer Victim Advocates

Victim Services Volunteer

Are you looking to serve your community in a unique and valuable way? 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 ...
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Police News
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Idling in Erie

Idling

Idling in Erie 

Cause and Effect 

With cold mornings comes the desire to warm up your vehicle before heading out for the day. Before you do, consider the costs of ‘puffing’ – car theft being one of them.    &...

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Police News
Posted on: March 18, 2023

May 1: What Parent's Need to Know About Teen Substance Use & Social Media

Teen Substance Use Logo

Erie Police Department is committed to educating parents on what they need to know when it comes to teen use of drugs, alcohol, vaping, and social media in Erie schools.

Details

Thursday, May 1, 20235:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Erie Police Department1000 Telleen Avenu...

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Additional Info... Police News
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Mar. 16: What Parent's Need to Know About Teen Substance Use & Social Media

Teen Substance Use Logo

Erie Police Department is committed to educating parents on what they need to know when it comes to teen use of drugs, alcohol, vaping, and social media in Erie schools.

Details

Thursday, March 16, 20235:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Erie Police Department1000 Telleen Av...

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Additional Info... Police News
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Jan. 19: What Parent's Need to Know About Teen Substance Use & Social Media

Teen Substance Use Logo

Erie Police Department is committed to educating parents on what they need to know when it comes to teen use of drugs, alcohol, vaping, and social media in Erie schools.

Details

Thursday, Jan. 19, 20235:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Erie Police Department1000 Telleen Ave...

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Additional Info... Police News
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Nov. 17: What Parent's Need to Know About Teen Substance Use & Social Media

Teen Substance Use Logo

Erie Police Department is committed to educating parents on what they need to know when it comes to teen use of drugs, alcohol, vaping, and social media in Erie schools.

Details

Thursday, Nov. 17, 20225:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Erie Police Department1000 Telleen Ave...

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Additional Info... Police News
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Meet the New Code Enforcement/Animal Control Officer

Durstock

Who is Laura Durstock?I’ve been with the Erie Police for five and a half weeks! I’m the new Code Enforcement/Animal Control Officer. My past work experience has been in various aspects of dental work ranging from pediatrics to orthodontics.?What do you lo...

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Police News
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Halloween Safety Stop

Batman

Du Nu Nu Nu Nu Nu Nu Nu Nu Nu Nu Nu Nu Nu Nu BATMAN! This year's Safety Stop is all about mischief and mayhem - Gotham style. This event brings a number of challenges, including solving the Riddler’s hunt through the building, ...

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Police News
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Coffee With A Cop - Wednesday Nov. 2

coffee with a cop

Join us for 'Coffee with a Cop' Wednesday, 11/2, from 9-10 a.m. at Cristos Coffee.It's 'Late Start Day' at Erie High School!Erie PD School Resource Officers and other available officers will be hosting...

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Police News
Posted on: October 11, 2022

EPD T-shirt Phishing Scam

SCAM

Erie PD does NOT sell merchandise, to include any logo'd shirts, or other items.

Across the metro area, police departments are becoming a target for phishers. The bad actors attempt to entice the public into purchasing t-shirts or other memorabili...

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Police News
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Coffee With A Cop - Wednesday Oct. 5

coffee with a cop

Join us for” Coffee with a Cop” this Wednesday 10/5 from 9-11 a.m. at Cristos Coffee.Erie PD Command Staff along with other available on-patrol officers will be hosting a conversation with the community.  EPD...

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Police News
Posted on: September 29, 2022

Overnight Catalytic Converter Thefts

Catalytic Converter Theft

Between midnight and 2 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, three catalytic converters were stolen from three Toyota Priuses in three different neighborhoods in Erie (Old Town, Colliers Hill, Erie Commons).

Three suspects in a white sedan approach the vehicles park...

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Police News
Posted on: September 29, 2022

UPDATE: Occupants Identified: Request for Information

Update

UPDATE: Vehicle Occupants Identified

This afternoon, Sept. 29, 2022, investigators made contact with the driver and passenger of the Honda Civic in the incident that occurred on September 22.

Both occupants are minors. With parental permission, the pair sha...

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Police News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Shots Fired from Vehicle: Vista Parkway and Eaton Street

News Release

On Sunday morning, 6:30 a.m., September 25, 2022, a motorist called to report their vehicle had been shot. While driving east on Vista Parkway, before approaching Eaton Street, the motorist came upon a dark-colored SUV that had slowed and pulled over to t...

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Police News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Walgreens ATM Robbery

Walgreens Burglary 09.28.22 STILL

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.

Surveillance video detected two trucks, one red Ford and one blue Chevy, arriving at th...

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Police News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Safety Stop Law

COLORADO SAFETY STOP Law

Intersections are by far the most dangerous locations for bicyclists. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, more than 72 percent of reported crashes between bicyclists and motorists were intersection-related. This summer, the ‘Safety Sto...

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Police News
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Opt-in Erie: Emergency Alerts (and testing!)

Opt In Postcard

Erie is one of the first communities in Boulder County to test the system locally. How to RSVP

  1. First, program the number that will alert you into your contacts. We suggest a name like ‘Erie Emergency.’ Adding the number as a contact will also help...
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Police News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Saturation Saturday

Chief Kim Stewart and MADD ribbon

Too often, we see drivers making the wrong decision to drive impaired. 

That’s why we are joining together with Mother's Against Drunk Driving this Saturday night to send a clear message to Colorado’s drivers: If you drive drunk or high, you will ...

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Police News
Posted on: August 16, 2022

Your School Resource Officers

School Resource Officers

With school starting this week, school safety is on many minds. It’s been on our minds, especially those of our School Resource Officers, who are eager to return and do everything we can to make learning environments safe and support the success of all st...

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Police News
Posted on: August 10, 2022

School Crossing Reminders

School Crossing Reminders

The Erie Police Department wants to remind kids, parents and motorists to be careful as the new school year begins. There are several things to keep in mind:  

  • Parents of younger children – talk with your children and remind them they need to alwa...
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Police News
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Let's Talk K9s: Community Safety Tools - hosted by EPD

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 potential use of an enhanced Community Safety Tool (K9 Unit). 

When: Wednesday, August ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Nightly Safety Check at 9 p.m.

9pmRoutine

Whether it be your car or home - take a minute to join Erie Police this week and every day, in the 9PM routine to make sure your belongings are safe through the night. Safety checklists, and creative ways to create a routine are posted daily this week on ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 1, 2022

License Plate Readers

The Erie Police Department has soft-launched automatic license plate readers to serve key purposes: to detect criminal activity and an alert to a ‘Hotlist Hit (missing or ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 21, 2022

988 Lifeline

Lifeline

This July, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, now known as the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, can be more easily reached by calling or texting 988, or chatting on 988lifeline.org. So no matter where you live in the U.S., you can easily access 24/...

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Police News
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Prime Time for Prime Day Scams

Prime Scams

Amazon Prime Day is approaching. You might be expecting some Amazon deliveries soon. While you might use Prime Day for awesome deals, cybercriminals use Prime Day for awful scams.  

Cybercriminals may take advantage of Prime Day in differ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Behavior is Suspicious - not Persons

Suspicious Behavior

EPD Family Meeting 

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, and n...

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Police News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Keep Your Loved Ones Safe with Smart911 App

Smart 911

What if you could provide life-saving information to responders?
Now you can. 
The Smart911 system is a free service that allows residents to create a safety profile. The voluntary tool stores private information such as medical conditions, special...
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Police News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Join Us: Tues., Aug. 2: National Night Out

National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual community celebration and effort to reduce crime – and the fear of crime – in our neighborhoods.This year’s celebration is on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at the Erie Community Park from 6 – 8 p.m...

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Police News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Exit Plan: Fireworks Show

We’ve mapped out the optimal exit routes to get you on your way in a safe and orderly fashion at the conclusion of the Fireworks Show. 
At the end of the Fireworks Show, Erie Parkway will be closed to eastbound and westbound traffic betw...
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Police News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Leave it to the Pros: Fireworks

Fireworks

Help keep our community safe and attend the Erie Parks & Recreation rooftop fireworks show complete with food trucks and event vendors. 

Cannons, mortars, bottle rockets, roman candles, missiles, and aerial spinners are not legal. These explod...

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Police News
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Pack Your Patience: Fireworks Show

July 3 Site Map 2022

The Erie Police Department advises visitors to plan their route in (and an alternative) and their route out, by checking out the site map available at https://www.erieco.gov/1560/Fireworks-Show.
Make sure you pack patience because you'll have company on al...
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Police News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Emergency Alerts

Town of Erie Emergency Alerts

The Erie Police Department recommends all Erie residents register for all 3 public safety answering points emergency notification systems. 

  1. ALL residents in Erie should register for emergency alerts through the Boulder County system to receive not...
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Police News
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Runner Seriously Injured in Hit and Run

crash Investigation

At 8:14 a.m., on Saturday, June 18, officers were dispatched to a report of a hit and run crash at the intersection of County Road 3 and County Road 10. According to witnesses, a runner was using the crosswalk heading westbound on CR 10 and was struck by ...

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Police News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Your Golf Car: Our Mission to Serve and Protect

Other Vehicles Guide

The Erie Police Department has noted an uptick in questions, concerns, and confusion as 'other vehicles’ have increased in popularity. In the coming weeks, stay tuned for more pieces that will clarify the differences between these vehicles, and the laws p...

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Police News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

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 our Erie officers to interact with youngsters and “ticket” th...

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Police News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Let's Talk 'Community Safety Tools'

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. When: Wednesday, June 22, 7 ...

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Police News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Shared Parks Quality of Life

Park Shareability

The Erie Police Department has been made aware of a significant increase in what is considered less than respectful park usage. Not only does inconsiderate behavior impact the quality of the experience for users, but it also jeopardizes safety.  ...

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Police News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Buckle Up

Click It or Ticket

EPD is reminding residents of the importance of wearing a seat belt. The consequences of not wearing, or improperly wearing, a seat belt are clear:

  • Buckling up helps keep you safe and secure inside your vehicle, whereas not buckling up can result in being ...
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Police News
Posted on: June 6, 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 19, 2022

Recognize this Person?

Attempt to Locate 5.16.2022

The Erie Police Department is attempting to locate an individual who was associated with a white or silver late 90s model Chevy Blazer that was in the area of Erie Parkway and Woodson Drive on Monday, May 16 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Anyon...
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Police News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Flood Risk?

Flood Risk

To assess if your property is located in or near an area that has a high flood risk, or is near either a Federal Emergency Management Agency regulated floodplain or a local regulatory floodplain:

  1. Visit mhfd.org/floodmap
  2. Enter your address
  3. Higher flo...
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Police News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Community Academy Success

community academy

Take it from attendee Jack Hollister who said:
"I recently completed the Community Members Academy at the EPD.  I would like to provide some feedback and would greatly appreciate it if you would share with the officers and other staff of the ...
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Police News
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Peace Officers Memorial Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day

Since the first recorded police death in 1786, there have been more than 23,000 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. In 2021, 23,229 names were engraved on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. In 2022, 619 names wil...
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Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Congrats to the Class of 2022

Graduation

The past few years have had more than their fair share of challenges, but you’re all persevered and made it to this special day. On behalf of Erie Police, congratulations to the Class of 2022. If you’re attending graduation parties thi...

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Police News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Share the Road. Be Alert.

Motorcycle Safety

Motorists can help to make the road safer for motorcyclists.  

  • Provide motorcyclists with adequate room to maneuver. 
  • Leave at least a 3-4 second following distance. 
  • Allow extra maneuvering room in areas with potholes, pavement tr...
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Police News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

EPD Detective Featured on #GovPossible

GovPossible Campaign Shannon Crow

The EPD is pleased to share that Detective Shannon Crow was selected to be featured in the People of Public Service’s Gallery for Public Service Recognition Week (May 9-13). In remarking on her commendable dedication to the community, and when a...

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Police News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Commander Haefele Honored by Rotary

Haefele and Andy Carter of Rotary

Last weekend, at their annual gala, Commander Mike Haefele was honored as a 2022 Community Star by Rotary International. The theme of the awards this year was ‘Service Above Self’. 

Commander Haefele is the longest-serving officer within the Erie ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Now Hiring!

Cadet Vacancy

The Erie Police Department has a great opportunity for the right person or persons who wish to pursue a career in law enforcement and join a growing department and community.

We are looking for candidates to send to the Red Rocks Community College Law Enfo...

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Police News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Is your kiddo ready to ride?

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. 
Officers will be conducting bike checks and helmet fittings and your kids will love taking runs on the safety (obstacle) cours...
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Police News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

EPD Places 50 Door Hangers a Month

Garage Doors

It's Saturday afternoon and you're vacuuming your car. The kids interrupt to get their bikes untangled and off they go. You pay no attention to the person strolling by your house. That person, you assumed is a neighbor, knows from experi...

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Police News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Distraction Reaction

Distraction Reaction

On average, 42 crashes occur each day in Colorado due to distracted driving. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), in partnership with the Mountain View Fire Department and the Erie Police Department, ask drivers to “Put down the phone and pay...

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Police News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

FBI Warns of Scams

Scam Alert

The FBI is warning the public of ongoing widespread fraud schemes in which scammers impersonate law enforcement or government officials in attempts to extort money or steal personally identifiable information.

Read more in the News Release:

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Police News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

EPD Gifted Virtual Training Simulator

Ti Simulator

In recent years, the call for police reform has led to a need for more refined police training systems. In order to create a safe space for officers to train and learn from mistakes, several police departments around the country have adopted new technolog...

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Police News

News Flash

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

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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Traffic Tips
Posted on: August 15, 2023

Back to School Traffic Safety

School Crossing Reminders

Sharing the Road (with School Buses) 

  • Never pass a bus from behind if it’s stopped to load or unload children. 

  • If the yellow or red lights are flashing and the stop arm is extended, traffic must stop. 

  • The area&...

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Traffic Tips