Campus Police & Parking

police car in snow

Department Information

The Fort Lewis College Police Department operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days each year. The primary mission of the Police Department is to meet the health and safety needs of the Fort Lewis College campus. The staff includes a director (Chief), one administrative assistant, two Sergeants (Level II) police officers, five commissioned (Level I) police officers with arrest authority and one Parking Enforcement Officer. The officers conduct vehicle, bicycle and foot patrols on campus and are charged with the enforcement of state and local laws and Fort Lewis College policy, especially as the latter relates to the Student Code of  Conduct. The Fort Lewis College Police Department works very closely with the Durango Police Department (DPD), the La Plata County Sheriff's Office (LPSO), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Marshall's Office in enforcing local, State, and Federal laws.


Office Hours:  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Phone: 970-247-7491
FAX: 970-247-7386
After Hours Requests: 970-749-6581
Location:  ASPEN HALL (modular building across from Physical Plant, north side of campus, south of the golf course)


The Fort Lewis College Police Department consists of:

Arnold Trujillo Chief of Police Serving Since 1999
Tim Hamilton Sergeant, Police Officer II Serving Since 1993
Brett Deming Sergeant, Police Officer II Serving Since 1998
Brian Jacobs Police Officer I Serving Since 2007
Matt Dufva Police Officer I Serving Since 2011
Garrett McCoy Police Officer I Serving Since 2014
Acie Patterson Police Officer I Serving Since 2013