Respect - Integrity - Service - Equality

800 West First Street, Suite #300
Craig, Colorado 81625
Phone: 970-826-2360
Fax: 970-824-5706
The Patrol Section provides services through Patrol, as well as overseeing the department Records Section and Chaplains Program.  The Division consists of employees assigned to the following areas:
  • 3 Patrol Sergeants
  • 2 Corporals (Field Training Officers)
  • 10  Patrol Officers
  • 2 School Resource Officers

Interim Chief- Michael Cochran, is responsible for management and supervision of this section.  He can be reached at (970) 826-2360 or at mcochran@craigpolice.org

Patrol Section - is responsible for the day-to-day enforcement of Municipal and State Laws, and ensuring the safety of the community.  The safety of the motoring public is a primary responsibility of the Patrol Division.  To accomplish this officer’s use the latest in radar speed detection technology and are trained in accident investigation and DUI enforcement.  Patrol division has several opportunities for the growth of the officers that include: Bike Patrol and being a member of the Special Response Team (SRT). 


Special Response Team - in partnership with the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office the department provides a unified Special Response Team, which deploys for critical incidents such as: hostage situations, barricaded suspects, and service of high-risk search and arrest warrants. The safety and preservation of all human life is the team’s primary goal.  The Special Response Team is specially trained and equipped to resolve critical high-risk situations through negotiations or tactics.

School Resource Officers - These officers teach D.A.R.E., visit classrooms, collaborate with teachers to provide a safe educational environment, and handle calls that occur on the school grounds.

Records Section- The Police Records Team is the central repository of our criminal justice records and incident reports. In summary they provide the following services for our department: 

  • Maintains the security, credibility and accountability of all police case reports.
  • Provides police records to citizens, insurance companies, and other government agencies in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws.
  • Enters statistical crime information through Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) as mandated.   
  • Releases copies of the Craig Sex Offender Registration list in accordance with all applicable state statute.  
  • Archives police records in accordance with all applicable state statues in regard to the retention, destruction, and preservation of public records  
  • Forwards case and accident reports to the Craig Municipal Court, Moffat County Courts and the 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.
  • Monitor Correctional Alternative Placement Clients through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation

Any requests for records or any questions in regards to the release of criminal justice records should be directed to the records section at (970) 826-2360. The records section is open Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, except on all major holidays.