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 Spotlight
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 Spotlight
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 Spotlight
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 Police Spotlight
Posted on: January 23, 2024

National School Resource Officer Day

two school resource officers facing a camera in uniform with the words thank you sros

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 Spotlight
Posted on: January 24, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 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 Spotlight
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 Spotlight
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: 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 Spotlight
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 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: 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 Spotlight
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 Spotlight
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 Spotlight
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 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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