Patrol Officer

Rifle, CO
Rifle Police Department

Salary: $28.56 per hour.

Position Summary:

The primary function of a Patrol Officer is to promote the peace, safety, and well-being of our community through interaction, education, and enforcement of the law. The Patrol Officer is responsible for delivering police services to the community, answering 911 calls, taking reports, solving problems and participating in community outreach and events.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Associates Degree or higher preferred.
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License required with acceptable driving record.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background and credit check, pre-employment medical exam and drug test, a polygraph and psychological examination acceptable to the City of Rifle.
  • Current POST certification preferred or ability to obtain with 6 months of hire, bi-lingual English/Spanish speaking applicants preferred, but not required.