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. Weekly Crime Map for 2014 08-18 to 08-24

    is now available on line... Read on...
  2. Crime Alert: Theft from Motor Vehicles

    The Wheat Ridge Police Department has seen a recent increase in theft from motor vehicle cases. These cases have occurred at all times of the day as well as the middle of the night. In July 2014, there were 41 reported cases of theft from motor vehicles. 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...