Police Officer

Greeley, CO
Greeley Police Department

Salary: $76,419.20 – $105,456.00 Annually.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols assigned area on foot, by motorcycle, in patrol car, or by bicycle to enforce laws, prevent and discover crimes, investigate crimes, maintain order, and answer calls and assist in non-criminal matters;
  • Answers radio-dispatched or citizens’ requests for police services at the scene of accidents, domestic disputes, law violations, and altercations;
  • Familiarizes self with beat and with persons living in area;
  • Investigates illegal or suspicious activities, persons, and establishments; Locates, searches, detains, and arrests law violators, following recognized police procedures;
  • Interviews and questions victims, witnesses, and suspects; Gathers and preserves evidence;
  • Performs first aid and provides assistance to accident and other victims; Participates in problem solving and community-oriented policing projects; Directs and controls traffic; investigates traffic accidents;
  • Issues written citations for traffic and other violations;
  • Inspects public establishments requiring licenses to ensure compliance with rules and regulations;
  • Operates police communication and computer equipment to obtain, disseminate, and report information;
  • Attends community meetings to discuss crime prevention activities and crime problems; Writes detailed incident, investigation, and other reports;
  • Provides credible testimony in court;
  • Mediates civil disputes and other non-criminal disagreements;
  • Attempts to de-escalate and obtain appropriate services for mentally ill and emotionally disturbed persons.


  • High school diploma or GED;
  • POST Certified in Colorado; OR Certified officer in another state and eligible for Colorado POST certification; OR Currently attending Colorado Certified Police Academy with graduation date before official hire date.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record; Legally able to work in the United States and possess a firearm;
  • Be in good physical condition;
  • Have vision of or correctable to 20/20;
  • No felony convictions or conviction involving moral turpitude;
  • No illegal drug usage or related activities within the previous 5 years;
  • No use of marijuana or psilocybin mushrooms within the last year;
  • No arrest for DUI, DWAI, or DUID within the last 5 years;
  • Spanish/English bilingual skills desired but not required – preference points offered for Spanish fluency.