Police Department

The Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD - Organization Chart) has 72 sworn officers and 31 civilian personnel commanded by the Chief of Police, serving a resident community of approximately 33,000. We receive about 31,000 calls for service annually.

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Exceptional people providing exceptional service.

Mission Statement
The Wheat Ridge Police Department is committed to providing the highest standards of service in partnership with the community.

WRPD consists of two Divisions:
Annual Report
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Core Values
Integrity: We will maintain integrity in all our actions.
Respect: We will treat citizens and co-workers with respect.
Courage: We will demonstrate courage to do what is right.
Perseverance: We will persevere in the face of adversity.
Initiative: We will take initiative to serve and protect.
  1. 2014 USA Pro Cycling Challenge: Road Closures

    On Sunday August 24, 2014, the USA Pro Cycling Challenge will be traveling through Wheat Ridge. Read on...
  2. Weekly Crime Map for 2014 08-11 to 08-17

    is now available on line... Read on...
  3. Wheat Ridge Police Earn CALEA Reaccreditation

    Wheat Ridge Police Chief Dan Brennan and the members of the department are proud to announce the department’s recent award of Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). Read on...