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 2015 01-19 to 01-25

    is now available on line... Read on...
  2. Crime Stoppers: Action Recycling Theft

    The Wheat Ridge Police Department is looking for the individual responsible for a theft at Action Recycling at W. 42nd and Wadsworth. On 12/26/14, a male suspect entered Action Recycling where he stole a cashbox containing a large amount of cash. More info...
  3. Winter Emergency Preparedness Tips

    With another Colorado winter upon us, the Wheat Ridge Police Department’s Emergency Preparedness Office wants to stress the importance of being prepared for a winter storm whether you’re on the road or at home. Read on...