Welcome to the Longmont Police Department
Our commitment is to work in partnership with our citizens in creating and
preserving exceptional public safety for those who live in, work in, or visit
our community. This commitment is reflected in our mission statement:
"To protect and to serve with integrity and professionalism
in partnership with the people of Longmont."
SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION BULLETIN BENJAMIN H WEIR -This bulletin is part of Longmont Police Department’s Sexually Violent Predator Community Notification Program. Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS) 16-13-901 through 16-13-905, require local law enforcement to notify the community when a sex offender who meets the criteria for “Sexually Violent Predator” will be living in their community. The Longmont Police Department has no legal authority to prohibit sex offenders from living in the community. The Longmont Police department wants to remind the citizens that acts of vigilantism will not be tolerated. The Colorado State Parole Board has determined that the sex offender, Benjamin H. Weir (Age: 32, Description: W/ M, 190 lbs, 6’02”, brown Hair, blue Eyes, Address: 240 Main Street, Longmont, Occupation: None, Vehicle(s): None) meets the criteria for distinction as a sexually violent predator and as such he is considered to pose a greater than normal risk to the community. Guilty attempted sexual assault on a child, out of Boulder County. 18-3-405. Weir is under supervision with the Parole Office. Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) is available to make referrals to other local resources to help those who have been impacted by sexual assault or suffered trauma as a result of this notification. Their 24 hour hotline is 303-443-7300. Blue Sky Bridge can assist with those who want more education about talking with their children. Their phone number is 303-444-1388. If you have questions about the contents of this bulletin, please contact Det. Stacey Graham by email or by phone at 303-774-4392.
LONGMONT 9-1-1 DISPATCHER LAURA RANDOLPH NAMED WESTERN REGIONAL WINNER IN SMART TELECOMMUNICATOR AWARD -
April is National 9-1-1 Education Month and the second full week is traditionally celebrated as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. Across the U.S., 9-1-1 call-takers and dispatchers (telecommunicators) were nominated by peers and individuals for leadership, performance, compassion for callers, ability to inspire co-workers and overall contributions to their Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs). Twenty finalist entries were then selected for an online public vote, and after thousands weighed-in, Telecommunicator Laura Randolph of the Longmont Department of Public Safety in Colorado was voted this year’s Western region winner for her outstanding dedication to her job.
APRIL IS NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH, a time to recognize that we each play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in our communities. Learn more.
PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 1:00pm on the front steps of the Safety and Justice Building. This service honors the men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2013.
LONGMONT PUBLIC SAFETY HAS A NUMBER OF VOLUNTEER OPENINGS - For police volunteer openings call (303)774-4440 or visit our website.
Spring Run-off 2014 information
Flooding information from September 2013
SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY - As required by state statute, Longmont Police maintains a list of registered sex offenders.
POLICE DEPARTMENT LOOKING FOR PUBLICS ASSISTANCE IN NEW YEARS EVE HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT -
The Longmont Police Department is seeking the publics help in locating a sports car (possibly gray) in connection with the hit and run of a 16-year-old youth on New Years Eve. As well, the department is also interested in video from area businesses between 9:45pm and 10:30pm. Anyone with information is asked to call the Longmont Police Department at 303-651-8501 or Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. Tips also may be submitted online at nococrimestoppers.com. Tipsters may remain anonymous and could qualify for a reward if information leads to an arrest and filing of charges.
FREE GUN LOCKS FOR LONGMONT RESIDENTS FROM PROJECT CHILDSAFE. Swing by the second floor of the S&J - "Administration" and pick one up. Limit 3 per family. Check out Project Childsafe for great information on securing/handling firearms.
INFORMATION REGARDING UPDATES TO OUTDOOR EMERGENCY SIRENS IN LONGMONT
POLICE DEPARTMENT'S CABLE SHOW HITS THE INTERNET - For more than 12 years, the Longmont Police Department has hosted a cable show called “Behind the Badge”. Now….Behind the Badge is available on the Internet. In partnership with Longmont Cable Channel 8, Behind the Badge brings you a weekly update on police news in Longmont. Each week Behind the Badge features Longmont’s most wanted and traffic hotspots. Every show is filmed on Tuesday and available for public view that day. In addition to the Internet the show is broadcast on Longmont Cable Channel 8, three times a day.
THE LONGMONT POLICE DEPARTMENT UTILIZES THE NORTHERN COLORADO CRIME STOPPERS PROGRAM
Anyone with information about a crime is asked to contact Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or you can send a text message to "CRIMES" (274637) Keyword: NOCO (followed by your tip information). You will remain anonymous and can receive up to a $2,000.00 cash reward for information that results in the arrest of a suspect.