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Message from the Chief

On behalf of the 220 employees of the Arvada Police Department, welcome to our website.

We deliver police service with integrity, the highest standards, and we are an innovative organization that tailors police service delivery to the needs of our community.

We believe in setting the standard in the policing profession.  All of our members are dedicated to providing quality policing services and we believe that problems can be solved by working in partnership with our community. You can learn more about our philosophy and policing strategy in sector policing.

As you explore our website, you will learn about who we are and what we value:  our history, our professional accreditation, information about crime in Arvada, our partnerships with the community, and tips you can use to keep your family safe.  By working together and in partnership with our community, Arvada can continue to be a great place to live, work and play.

We are always looking for the best people to join our team.  If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, join the Arvada Police Department.  It’s true, our standards are high, but when hired, you will quickly come to realize that you are working with quality people in a quality organization.   To learn more, visit the Police Jobs page.

On behalf of all the members of the Arvada Police Department, thank you for visiting.  I hope you find the information you need, and if not, please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.