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Thornton Police Department will be participating in the 14th nationwide DEA Drug Take-Back Event.  The event will be held at the Thornton Police Department on Saturday, October 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   Expired, unused or unwanted medications and controlled substances in our homes are a potential source of supply for increasing abuse of […]


The Thornton Police Department will be closing Mad River Road on October 31st from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for safe Trick or Treating.  If anyone would like to donate candy to help with the abundance amount of trick or treater’s on Mad River Road, you can drop it off at the Thornton Police Department […]

Visit Our New Employment Page

We are happy to announce that we now have an employment page! Moving forward, all of our available positions will be posted there, rather than on the home page. You can also find a link to the page in our menu under ‘Contact Us’. Bookmark it, and check back often!

Accepting Applications for a Certified Police Officer

THORNTON POLICE DEPARTMENT IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER.   THE THORNTON POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE CONDUCTING TESTING FOR A CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER POSITION. A bonus of $5,000 will be payable upon hire to the successful candidate who enters into a minimum two year employment contract. A bonus of $10,000 will be payable […]

New Police Chief at Thornton Police Department

Please join us in welcoming our New Chief of Police, Kenneth Miller.  Chief Miller took the Oath of Office on Friday, April 28, 2017.  His first day with the Police Department is May 1, 2017.  Welcome Chief Miller to the community and congratulations on your appointment.  Please feel free to stop in at the police […]

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