Trinidad Colorado

Police Department

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.

Mission Statement

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.


Trinidad Police Department Staff, Explorers and Volunteers

Contact Us

To report an issue or concern that is NOT an emergency:

  • click here to send an email
  • call the non-emergency number - 719-846-4441
  • call the administration office - 719-846-2993
  • visit us at 160 E. First Street. Map to Police Department

To contact a specific member of the department, call our administration office at 719-846-2993.

News and Information


You can send us tips anonymously.

  • Call our tip line at 719-845-TIPS (719-845-8477)
  • To email an anonymous tip, click here.


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.

To request a police report, click here 


The Trinidad Police Department has partnered with IdentoGo to provide electronic fingerprinting. Fingerprinting will now be done by appointment only. To schedule your appointment, visit the IdentoGo website or call (844) 539-5539.

Click here to view the Police Blotter

Click here to view our Press Releases

Click here to view the Arrest Log