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Respect - Integrity - Service - Equality

800 West First Street, Suite #300
Craig, Colorado 81625
Phone: 970-826-2360
Fax: 970-824-5706
 
Welcome

Chief_Vanatta.jpgThank you for visiting the Craig Police Department web-site. While Internet technology will never replace the value of human interaction, it is indeed another tool that helps us communicate with you.

The mission of the Craig Police Department is to provide high quality police service that will create a sense of safety and security to improve the quality of life. It is our goal to carry out this mission successfully. We are also committed to continually making positive efforts to improve service delivery on an ongoing basis, resulting in a safer community, and providing a fulfilling work environment for our employees.

As you tour the site you will see that the Craig Police Department is a leader in law enforcement. The Police Department has been accredited by the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police since 1991, having to be re-accredited every 5 years. The Department was awarded the Colorado Chiefs of Police Association Pioneer in Policing Award twice, 2001 and 2007, for pioneered a totally innovative program, policy or concept not knowingly used elsewhere, to further the professionalism of Law Enforcement, and/or the service to citizens.

I am honored to serve in a community that works together to insure a high quality of life; and I am proud to lead this 28 member team of men and women who are dedicated to serving you with the highest integrity.

I encourage you to please stop by and visit the Police Department to share your ideas with us.  Your input is critical to effective problem solving and community relationships.  You can also find us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Craig-Police-Department-120445918023574/

Best Regrds,

Walter K Vanatta

Chief of Police