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The City of Lafayette Police Department is a contemporary law enforcement agency that has been providing excellent services to the community for over 100 years. Our department consists of 51 (42 sworn, 9 civilian) dedicated and talented individuals who operate under a community policing philosophy. This philosophy directs department members to form lasting partnerships with members of the community, providing continuous feedback from the community to the police department. This two-way communication results in an outstanding relationship with the community and a high level of responsiveness to community needs and concerns.


"Service with Honor and Integrity."

The Lafayette Police Department provides professional, ethical, impartial, and community oriented law enforcement services to residents and visitors alike. The department promotes community safety and well being, reduces crime, the fear of crime and neighborhood decay, and protects life and property.

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The Lafayette Police Department participates in a multi-agency team to investigate peace officer-involved shootings in Boulder County. Boulder County Investigation Team Protocol.
  1. News Media Case Report Summary 04/10/17.

    This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 4/10/17 to 4/16/17. View Summary.
  2. News Release - Case Report 201701106

    On Sunday, April 16, 2017 at approximately 6:40pm Lafayette Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the 900 block of Excalibur Street in Lafayette on a report of an unconscious 2-year old. Read on...
  3. Find Out How You Can Help Support Mental Health Partners

    Mental illness can impact anyone regardless of age, race, or gender, and when one person suffers from untreated mental illness, our community suffers. Read on...
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