Message from the Chief

On behalf of our 245 members of the Arvada Police Department:  Welcome!

Our mission is to deliver police service with integrity, high standards, and innovation tailored to the needs of our community. 

We believe in setting the standard in the policing profession.  All of our members are dedicated to providing high quality policing services, and we believe that problems can be solved by being involved with our community.

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

We are always looking for high quality people to join our team.  If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, consider joining 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, click the link to “Join our Team”.  If you have any questions about joining our team, please do not hesitate to contact our recruiting office. 

Speaking for all members of the Arvada Police Department, I want to thank you for visiting.  I hope you find the information you need, and if not, please do not hesitate to contact our department for more information.