Can a civilian ride with Wheat Ridge Police Officers?
A Ride-A-Long gives a citizen the opportunity to ride with a Wheat Ridge Police Officer on Patrol. Citizens can complete a Ride-A-Long form at the Police Department located at 7500 W. 29th Ave. The form cannot be completed on-line, as the department requires a signature to waive any action or claim against the City of Wheat Ridge in case of injury, damages, etc.
The following policies apply:
• Must be a citizen of Wheat Ridge.
• Must be a minimum of 16 years of age (Requires a Parent or Guardian signature if under 18)
• Must schedule the ride date and time at least one week in advance of the requested date.
• One ride-a-long per year is permitted.
• Rider is responsible for own transportation to and from the Police Department
Ride-A-Longs are subject to cancellation at any time at the discretion of the officer or team supervisor(s). Please call 303-235-2944 for more information.

The police department Ride-A-Long application can be found on this web site in Police Department under Ride-A-Long tab.

How do I swear out a warrant on an individual?

Citizens do not swear out warrants. Citizens need to file a complaint with the police department. If probable cause exists that someone has committed a crime the officer will apply for a warrant if appropriate.

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1. What if I feel that I did not like the level of service I received, can I comment on such service?
2. Can I call an Officer to unlock my car when I locked my keys inside?
3. Can a civilian ride with Wheat Ridge Police Officers?
4. How do I get a warrant/civil summons?
5. Does the City have noise regulations?
6. How are crimes classified?
7. Who starts the investigation?
8. Are BB Guns illegal?
9. Does the City have a car seat program?
10. What are the curfew laws?
11. I’m having a dispute with a neighbor. What can I do?
12. I’m getting harassing emails. Is there something I can do?
13. What do I do when I see an emergency vehicle?
14. Is it legal to carry an unconcealed handgun in Wheat Ridge?
15. What are the laws concerning knives?
16. I’m locked out of my house. Can you help me get in?
17. How quickly will an officer respond to my call?
18. What should I do if I get pulled over by a patrol officer?
19. Where do you take arrested persons?