Patrol Operations Division

Overview

The Patrol Operations Division is directed by a division chief and managed by two commanders. These are the uniformed men and women that patrol the city's neighborhoods, respond to emergencies, engage in community policing projects, and support various community involvement programs.

In addition, Patrol Operations runs four special units: Crime Prevention, SWAT, Crash and Traffic, and the Community Services Team.

New Noise Ordinance Approved September 2020

Wheat Ridge City Council recently updated the City's Noise Ordinance specifically for for what is defined as unreasonable noise; any excessive or unusually loud sound, or any sound which disturbs the peace and quiet of any neighborhood or causes damage to any property or business, and continues for 15 minutes in a two-hour period.

The noise ordinance applies to unreasonable noise audible 50 or more feet from the noise source or at the property line of the property upon which the noise source is located or upon which such activities are taking place. Individuals, businesses and organizations planning to use amplified sound for events including amplified microphones or live music, must apply for and receive an Amplified Sound Event Permit (ASEP) 21 days prior to the event date. For more information 

To apply for an ASEP permit

Safety on Wheat Ridge Trails and Tracks 

As our warm weather continues into the fall and more residents and visitors are out enjoying Wheat Ridge trails and open space, WRPD offers a few safety tips for biking, walking or just simply enjoying the greenbelt along Clear Creek. Remember we also have a commuter rail line running east and west through the City so please be mindful of safety around the tracks and trains.

Trains, Tracks and Trails Video