About The Department

About The Department

If you are having a medical or criminal emergency please call 911. The main number to the police department is 719-784-3411, option 0. To report a crime or speak with an officer, press option 1. This will connect you to dispatch.

Office hours: We have officers on duty around the clock, but our office hours are limited. Monday-Thursday from 8 am -5 pm, and Friday from 8 am - 4:30 pm. 

The Florence Police Department is located at the Florence City Hall located at 600 West 3rd Street, Florence, CO .81226.

Directions to the Police Department: Turn onto Washington Ave from 3rd Street and proceed past the first entrance into City Hall. Take a left into the Police Department parking lot.





 Police Chief Shane Prickett                                                                     Deputy Chief Bill Vinelli               


It is the mission of the Florence Police Department to serve our citizens by enforcing the laws of the State of Colorado and the city ordinances; preserving the public peace, protecting life and property, promoting traffic safety, and engaging in activities that benefit all in our community, from our youth to our senior citizens, through programs of education and crime prevention, and to accomplish these goals by adhering to the core set of values of integrity, honesty, fairness, respect and compassion. 

Integrity is the hallmark of the Florence Police Department and we are committed to the highest performance and moral standards, ethical conduct, and trustworthiness in all relationships. We hold ourselves accountable for our actions both on and off duty and take pride in a professional level of service and fairness to all. 

Department members are committed to this character quality that includes truthfulness in our relationships with others, investigations and report writing, and testifying in court. 

We treat all people impartially, justly and unbiased, with consideration, empathy, and compassion. We are equally responsive to our employees and the community we serve. 

We treat all person impartially in a dignified and courteous manner and exhibit understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity, both in our professional and personal endeavors. We guarantee to uphold the principles and values embodied in the Constitution of the United States and the State of Colorado. 

We understand that we come to the aid of many people that are physically injured, emotionally scarred, or are victims of crime and these people need to be treated with sympathy, kindness, and concern for their well-being. 


Florence Police Department:
600 West 3rd Street, Florence, CO.81226 
Phone: 719-784-3411
Fax: 719-784-4048