Established in 1876, the Trinidad Police Department currently employs 26 sworn officers. Our officers respond to approximately 18,000 calls for service each year including all crime, civil issues, animal control and code enforcement.
The Trinidad Police Department’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in the City of Trinidad by providing for the safety and security of its citizens while upholding constitutional safeguards.
To report an issue or concern that is NOT an emergency:
To contact a specific member of the department, call our administration office at 719-846-2993.
HAVE A TIP ABOUT A CRIME?
You can send us tips anonymously.
NEED A COPY OF A REPORT?
The Trinidad Police Department releases information in accordance with the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) and the Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act (CCJRA). As such, not all records may be available for release or may have personally identifiable information redacted (blacked out) prior to release.
Personally identifiable information is defined in C.R.S. 24-72-302(2) and C.R.S. 24-72-204(VII) as the name, place and date of birth, last known address, social security number, occupation and address of employment, physical description, photograph, handwritten signature, sex, fingerprints, and any known aliases of any person.
Use our online form to request a police report.
The Trinidad Police Department does not do civilian fingerprinting. The State of Colorado has partnered with two private companies to complete fingerprinting. Visit one of their websites to schedule an appointment.
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