Police & Public Safety

About the Police Department

Thank you for visiting the Cañon City Police Department (CCPD) webpage. CCPD is a modern, professional, state-accredited law enforcement agency. The department embraces a community policing philosophy that focuses on customer service and professionalism with a mission to, in partnership with our community, promote the quality of life by providing police services with integrity and with a spirit of excellence, by solving crimes, preventing crime, and protecting the rights of citizens.

The Cañon City Police Department was accredited in November of 2013 by complying with the professional standards set forth by the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police.


We will be innovative leaders who are committed to our community and each other.


Solve crime problems in our community to make a positive difference in the lives of those we serve.


  • Courage – I will boldly face adversity and confront any who break the law despite personal danger or ridicule.

  • Professionalism – I will learn, develop, and practice my expertise in all aspects of progressive policing methods.

  • Respect – I will always show empathy and fairness toward those I serve, regardless of their differences or station in life.

  • Integrity – My character in my professional and personal life will portray the highest sense of honesty and virtue in both my words and actions.

  • Diligence – I will not idly fulfill my obligations but will fervently strive to complete my duties, investigate crime and enforce the law.

  • Excellence – I will constantly improve my work and welcome constructive criticism.