Police Department

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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. Fireworks are not allowed in Lafayette

    All fireworks are illegal in Lafayette

    If you witness a fireworks violations in your neighborhood and wish to file a report, follow the link to learn more Learn more...
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    Lafayette enacts Stage 1 Fire Restrictions on June 17, 2022

    Restrictions are being implemented due to low moisture conditions, the forecast for high temperatures, and increased fire danger Read on...
  3. Police Report Summary

    Weekly Police Department Incident Report Summary June 20, 2022

    This is a summary of incident reports taken by the Lafayette Police Department from June 20-26, 2022. Accident reports are not included in this summary. Please note, that some information is not subject to public view at the posting of this summary. View summary.
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