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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 54 (44 sworn, 10 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.

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. Vehicle accident involving pedestrian

    On Feb. 25, 2021 at approximately 10:05pm, the Lafayette Police Department was dispatched to US Hwy 287 at West South Boulder Road, located in the City of Lafayette, on the report of a vehicle that struck a pedestrian at the intersection. Read on...
  2. Homicide investigation

    On February 21, 2021 at approximately 1:07am, the Lafayette Police Department was dispatched to Good Samaritan Hospital at 200 Exempla Circle, Lafayette, CO, on a call of a 14-year-old male gunshot victim who had been transported to the facility. Read on...
  3. Weekly Police Department incident report summary Feb. 15, 2021

    This is a summary of incident reports taken by the Lafayette Police Department from Feb. 15-21, 2021. Accident reports are not included in this summary. Please note, some information is not subject to public view at the posting of this summary. View summary.
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