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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 55 (45 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.

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  1. Catetch Catalytic Converter Labeling Kit

    Catalytic Converter Labeling Kits

    Lafayette Police Department, in partnership with the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA), are making kits available to the public for catalytic converter labeling to deter, and aid in the prosecution of, catalytic converter thefts Read on...
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    What is the Flock Safety Automatic License Plate Reader Program?

    The Lafayette Police Department is testing Flock Safety Automatic License Plate Readers to help detect and reduce crime in our community. Learn more...
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    Homicide Investigation

    On November 26, 2022, at approximately 3:07 a.m. Lafayette Police Department officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at 750 S. Lafayette Drive, Lafayette, Colorado. Additional details have been released. Read on...
  4. Police Report Summary

    Weekly Police Department Incident Report Summary Nov. 14, 2022

    This is a summary of incident reports taken by the Lafayette Police Department from Nov. 14-20, 2022. 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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    Santa Cop Program Donation Drive

    Lafayette Police Department's Santa Cop Program coordinates gift donations for families in need and relies largely on donations Read on...
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