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. Pedestrian Hit in DUI Crash Dies

    A pedestrian in Wheat Ridge who was critically injured Sunday night after being hit in a DUI crash has succumbed to his injuries. Read on...
  2. Weekly Crime Map for 2014 11-17 to 11-23

    is now available on line... Read on...
  3. Operation Blue Santa, Fill the Cruiser Toy Drive

    The Wheat Ridge Police Department, the Wheat Ridge Optimists Club, Wheat Ridge High School and Walmart are excited to announce the 1st Annual Operation Blue Santa, “Fill the Cruiser Toy Drive.” Read on...