Police Department

Use our online reporting service to report an incident such as Property Damage, Lost Property, Telephone Harassment, or Theft. For non-emergency reports, you may also call dispatch at (970) 385-2900. If this is an emergency, please dial 9-1-1. 

The Durango Police Department offers several automated forms online, including public records request, lost property, and commendation or complaint forms.

Police Jobs

Learn about employment opportunities with the Durango Police Department. 

Policy Manual

You can read our Policy Manual (PDF) online. Please be patient, as this is a large document.

Strategic Plan

You can read our Strategic Plan (PDF) online as well.

Vision Statement

The Durango Police Department will uphold the Charter of the City of Durango, the laws of Colorado, and the Constitution of the United States. We will serve our diverse community with respect, dignity, integrity, and with the utmost moral and ethical character.

We strive to be the premiere Police Department by embracing the highest standards and best practices. We will develop, retain and invest in the success of our team members. We are committed to reducing crime through innovation and leading-edge technologies.

Through community engagement, we will collaborate with our citizens and local partners to address issues and improve quality of life, making Durango the best place to live, work, and play.

Organizational Chart (click to enlarge)

Police Department organizational chart

History of the Durango Police Department (click to enlarge)

History of the Police Department