The Loveland Police Department offers Vacation Home Checks provided by the Loveland Senior Police Volunteers (LSPV). LSPV members provide free home checks during vacations for anyone living within Loveland city limits. LSPV members will check to see if everything looks okay based on information provided by the homeowner. Home checks during long-term absences may also be arranged. To request the service, contact the police department at 962-2246.
Does the Loveland Police Department do VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) Checks?
In the past, the Loveland Police Department did do VIN checks, verifying that the VIN attached to a vehicle is not reported as stolen. Unfortunately, due to staffing levels and other financial reasons, we are unable to offer this service. If a VIN check is needed, the following handle these for a fee:
Colorado State Patrol (970) 224-3027
Berthoud Police Department (970) 532-2611
Fort Collins Police Department (970) 221-6540
Larimer County Sheriff's Department (970) 498-5100
Colorado State University Police (970) 491-6425
Licensed diesel emissions inspection stations
I received a bad check from someone. What do I do now?
The District Attorney's Bad Check Restitution Program accepts bad checks up to $1,500.00. Bad checks in excess of $1,500.00 should be submitted to the Loveland Police Department for investigation of criminal charges per the Loveland Police Department Fraudulent Check guidelines.
What is the process for obtaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon?
Concealed weapon permits are issued through the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office. For additional information on this process, contact the Sheriff’s Department at 970-498-5100.
Does the Loveland Police Department have a narcotics hot line where I can leave information?
Our hotline for reporting narcotic information is: 970-962-2678.
How do I file a complaint against an employee of the Police Department?
There are a few different ways to accomplish this.
+ Call the Lieutenant in charge of Professional Standards at 970-962-2279;
+ Come to the Police Department and speak to the on-duty shift Supervisor;
+ Come to the Police Department and request a "Complaint Packet." There is also the option of having the information mailed, if needed.