About the Craig Police Department:
The Craig Police Department serves the City of
Colorado, which has a population
of approximately 11,000 +. Located in
population 14,200, it has low humidity, bright sunshine
and a rather large daily temperature range. Because of
its location in the extreme northwestern corner of
Colorado, it is considered the
shopping hub for the area. The area is well known for
its year around outdoor recreational activities.
The Craig Police Department consists of 24 sworn and 7
civilian personnel. The department staff is comprised of
the Chief of Police, two Captain’s - one leading the
Operations Division and one leading the Support Services
Division, three Patrol Sergeants, one Administrative
Sergeant, two Detectives, two School Resource Officers,
one Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Specialist, one
Drug Task Force Officer, ten Patrol Officers, three
Community Service Officers, one Investigative Technician
and three Records Technicians.
The Craig Police Department is a
Association of Chiefs of Police accredited law
enforcement agency. Meeting these stringent standards is
only one of the ways in which the Craig Police
Department demonstrates a commitment to excellence and
professionalism in the delivery of law enforcement
The Craig Police Department is guided by four key
values. Officers are expected to have a high level of
Integrity, provide Service, and treat all people with
Respect and Equality.
The Craig Police Department believes in a policing
philosophy that promotes community, government and
police partnerships, using proactive problem solving and
community engagement to address the causes of crime,
fear of crime and other community issues. Through these
alliances we identify public safety problems affecting
the quality of life in the community, develop strategies
to address those problems, and take the responsibility
to implement solutions.
make a complaint or compliment of one our officers with
form. You can request a vacation house check through
our secure server with our
vacation house check request form. You can report a
crime with our secure online
crime tips form.
Last Saturday evening (Sept 8th)
Corporal Edwards was presented the Colorado
Police Protective Association annual Life Saving
Award by CPPA President Ben Leach.
He was selected from all those nominated around
the state in recognition of his efforts
On February 7, 2012 when he responded to
a house fire at 1912 Woodland Ave.
As a result of his efforts he was able to get a
person trapped inside out of the burning house.
His actions demonstrated extraordinary courage
and heroism at great risk to his own personal
safety or life in an effort to save another
Please join me in
congratulating Officer Edwards for this
prestigious recognition of his efforts.
His actions truly reflected the values of our
department and all the members we have.