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."
IF YOUR FIREWORKS GO UP, THE PRICE DOES TOO! - All fireworks that leave the ground or explode are illegal in Longmont. Legal fireworks (sparklers, snakes, fountains) are permitted on private property only. Fireworks of any kind are not permitted on Longmont city streets, parks, golf courses, etc. Stands in Longmont city limits sell fireworks legal in Longmont. Fines for use of illegal fireworks are up to $500 and 90 days in jail and/or both. The Longmont Department of Public Safety (police and fire) will work diligently to keep neighborhoods safe and ticket those who are not in compliance. For additional information.
OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING REPORT - The Boulder County District Attorney has just released a copy of the report relating to the Officer involved shooting in May 2013 (Officer Cairns).
MONTY TURNER ARRESTED 5/26/2013 IN MANITOBA, CANADA - POLICE RECOVER LUKE TURNER UNHARMED - On Saturday, May 25, 2013 at approximately 10:07 a.m., Monty Ray Turner (05/11/62) broke into his estranged wife’s home, physically assaulted her, sprayed her with pepper spray and then stunned her with an electronic control device. He then kidnapped their 3-year-old son, Luke Turner (12/27/09). They were last seen riding away on bicycle with a kids seat. The bike was last seen east bound on Mt. View Ave from Independence Dr. We believe Monty Turner may have parked a vehicle nearby and has since fled in that vehicle.
Monty currently has an arrest warrant for Failure to Comply with a $50,000 bond and will be facing additional charges related to the kidnapping, burglary and assault. Monty Turner has a protection order prohibiting contact with Luke’s mom and his son, Luke Turner.
SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY - As required by state statute, Longmont Police maintains a list of registered sex offenders.
LONGMONT CITIZENS VOLUNTEER PATROL SEEKING NEW MEMBERS - Want to make a difference in the safety of the Longmont community? The Citizens Volunteer Patrol (CVP) is preparing to select and train its sixth class of volunteers. CVP members serve as "Eyes and Ears" for patrol operations while performing a wide variety of duties. The CVP Training Academy is scheduled on Tuesday evenings beginning in mid-September. If you are interested, please visit our website, email, or call (303)774-4440 for an application and more information. Deadline is June 1, 2013.
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.