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The City of Lafayette Police Department is a contemporary law enforcement agency that has been providing excellent services to the community for over 100 years. Our department consists of 49 dedicated and talented individuals who operate under a community policing philosophy. This philosophy directs department members to form lasting partnerships with members of the community, providing continuous feedback from the community to the police department. This two-way communication results in an outstanding relationship with the community and a high level of responsiveness to community needs and concerns.


"Service with Honor and Integrity."

The Lafayette Police Department provides professional, ethical, impartial, and community oriented law enforcement services to residents and visitors alike. The department promotes community safety and well being, reduces crime, the fear of crime and neighborhood decay, and protects life and property.

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The Lafayette Police Department participates in a multi-agency team to investigate peace officer-involved shootings in Boulder County. Boulder County Investigation Team Protocol.
  1. Lafayette Detectives Investigate Man's Death in Kneebone Open Space

    The body of a 49-year old male was discovered early Friday morning (03/24/17) in the Kneebone Open Space, located north of the 200 block of Acadia. Read on...
  2. News Media Case Report Summary 03/13/17.

    This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 03/13/17 to 03/19/17. View Summary.
  3. "Can You Hear Me" Phone Scam Alert

    There is a current phone scam whereby a robocall tries to get an affirmative answer from you when asked if you can hear them. Don't say yes. Read on...
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