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Mission Statement

We will serve our community by improving the safety and quality of life through reducing crime and the perception of crime

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. 

Chief of Police

The City of Durango Police Department welcomes Chief of Police, Kamran Afzal.


Contact Info
Durango Police Department

990 E. 2nd Ave.
Durango, Colorado 81301
Ph: (970) 375-4700
Fx: (970) 375-4718
Dispatch: (970) 385-2900

Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Lobby opens at 8:00 am

8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Lobby opens at 8:30 am

On Patrol 24/7