Lego's City Police Station set generally receives positive customer reviews, earning ratings of five out of five stars at Amazon and 4.6 out of five stars at Target as of August 2015. The set has an average rating of 4.6 out of five at Lego's website.
At Brickset, two positive reviews praised the seven detailed minifigures and the size and detail of the police station building. Amazon.com and Target reviewers mentioned that although the site is expensive, its size justifies the price. Although the manufacturer recommends the set for children between 6 and 12 years old, reviewers said that their 4- and 5-year-old children enjoyed the set, too.