News Flash

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 th...

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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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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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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 d...

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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 6, 2022

Mayor Brooks and WCR5

Mayor Brooks Statement

In a video statement released on August 6, 2022, Mayor Justin Brooks said, "Hello, I am Justin Brooks, Mayor of the Town of Erie, Colorado. Today, I am coming to you with an update on the Weld County Road 5 widening project, as well as a lit...

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News & Announcements
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 vehic...

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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: April 21, 2022

Respect for Law Enforcement Contest

Respect for Law Poster Contest

The Optimist Club of Erie has announced the details of the 2022 ‘Respect for Law’ poster contest. The contest is open to elementary school-age children (K-8) who attend Erie elementary schools. Entry forms are available at the elementa...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Ever Wondered Where Crime Occurs in Erie?

Crime Map

The Erie Police Department is pleased to present an interactive map to help visualize criminal activity by geography within the Town of Erie.  The Investigations Section provides property crime data (burglary, theft, and trespasses) quarterly for...
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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 pho...

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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
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Hot Off the Press! EPD Annual Report

2021 PD Annual Report

The Erie Police Department recently released the 2021 Annual Report. In this edition, Chief Stewart celebrates accomplishments, captures crime statistics, and shares other relevant data of the year. View the Annual Report, and archives on the webpage.

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Household Chemicals

Household Chemicals

Keep Your Family Safe from Household Chemicals

Chemicals you use in your home can be dangerous to your health and the environment. To keep your family safe, follow these safety tips when you use, store, or throw them out.

Use and Storage tips:

  • Follow the ins...
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