Police Department

The Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD - Organization Chart) has 72 sworn officers and 30 civilian personnel commanded by the Chief of Police, serving a resident community of approximately 33,000. We receive about 28,000 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:
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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. Police Looking for Graffiti Suspect(s)

    Over the weekend, the Wheat Ridge Police Department received a large number of calls about cars, garages and residences being vandalized with spray paint. Read on...
  2. National Drug Take Back Day

    Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal on April 26th at the Metro Community Provider Network building across from the police department. Read on...
  3. 4th Annual Children's Day - Child Safety Fair

    The Wheat Ridge Police Department is proud to once again sponsor the 4th annual Children’s Day on Saturday, April 26th at Wheat Ridge Middle School. Read on...