Hiring and Eligibility Requirements

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• 21 years of age.CSO Fritz, Kruse, Crutchley, Sare, Coffin

•High school diploma or GED and a minimum of 60 - 90 hours of higher education at an accredited college or university.

• Valid Colorado driver’s license at time of appointment. 

• Possess a current Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification or be eligible for certification. Eligibility for Colorado POST certification for out-of-state applicants with prior police training from a state or federal jurisdiction is governed by current Colorado statutes and Colorado POST regulations. POST can be contacted at 303-866-5692,  via email at POST@state.co.us , or visit the P.O.S.T. web page.
All finalists for Police Officer positions must be able to successfully pass a structured hiring and training process that may include, but is not limited to the following:


  •     Initial application process
  •     "Ride along" with a member of the department
  •     Oral interview board
  •     Integrity interview
  •     Polygraph examination
  •     Psychological Testing 
  •     Background investigation
  •     Successful completion of the department's PTO program. 

See "Recruitment Process" for more detailed information. 


Spartan Officers-Sare, Johnson, Buffy, Perez