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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, 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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    DA’s report finds Lafayette police officer legally justified during officer-involved shooting

    Investigation concluded Officer Fender was legally justified in his use of physical force and determined the suspect’s manner of death was suicide Read on...
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    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...
  3. Police Report Summary

    Weekly Police Department Incident Report Summary Jan. 23, 2023

    This is a summary of incident reports taken by the Lafayette Police Department from Jan. 23-29, 2023. 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
  4. Police Report Summary

    Weekly Police Department Incident Report Summary Jan. 16, 2023

    This is a summary of incident reports taken by the Lafayette Police Department from Jan. 16-22, 2023. 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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