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. Holiday Shopping Safety

    As we enter the final days of the holiday shopping season, the Wheat Ridge Police Department would like to remind our community members to keep safety in mind as they brave shopping malls and stores this weekend. Here are some tips to keep you safe. Read on...
  2. Arrested: Gregory Kilcollins

    On the morning of 12/17/14, United States Marshals arrested a suspect, 29 year old Gregory Junior Kilcollins (9/24/1985) for an Attempted Second Degree Murder on 12/10/14. Read on...
  3. Weekly Crime Map for 2014 12-08 to 12-14

    is now available on line... Read on...