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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.

Mission

"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, and 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. Police Report Summary

    Weekly Police Department Incident Report Summary Nov. 22, 2021.

    This is a summary of incident reports taken by the Lafayette Police Department from Nov. 22-28, 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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    Weekly Police Department Incident Report Summary Nov. 15, 2021

    This is a summary of incident reports taken by the Lafayette Police Department from Nov. 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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    Holiday season crime prevention tips

    Consejos de prevención del crimen durante la temporada festiva -- During the holiday season, crime can have a slight increase. Be aware of risks so you can better protect yourself. Read on...
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    Support the Lafayette Police Department's Santa Cop Program

    The Lafayette Police Department is once again organizing the Santa Cop program. This program coordinates gift donations for families in need in our community. Read on...
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