Police Officer

Loveland, CO
Loveland Police Department

We invite women and men seeking excellence and professional service to apply for the position of Police Officer

The nationally accredited Loveland Police Department, located in beautiful northern Colorado, is committed to the community policing philosophy. Through our service and community partnerships, we focus on education, crime reduction/deterrence, and traffic safety.

$15,000 BONUS for Lateral transfers with 2+ years full time sworn law enforcement officer experience

  • $7,500 upon successful completion of Field Training
  • $7,500 upon completion of 12-month probation period

Hiring Salary

Lateral II [4+ years of full time sworn law enforcement officer experience]

  • $71,600 per year
  • $83,500 per year after 12-month probation period

Lateral I [2 to 4 years of full time sworn law enforcement officer experience]

  • $71,600 per year
  • $75,900 per year after 12-month probation period

Entry Level

  • $64,400 per year
  • $67,600 per year after 12-month probation period


Must be 21 years of age by December 13, 2019. Must have an Associate’s Degree, or 90-quarter hours or 60 semester credit hours from an accredited college or university. Colorado P.O.S.T. or provisional certificate by December 13, 2019 is required.

Department Benefits

Take home car plan, all equipment and uniforms (except footwear), $750 yearly uniform allowance, issued Glock pistol and AR-15 style rifle, numerous special event pay eligible extra duty jobs, including City sponsored events and Budweiser Event Center concerts, sporting events, etc. The City also offers excellent employee benefits including medical, dental & vision insurance, free employee health clinic, vacation & medical leave, paid holidays, short & long-term disability plans. Officers contribute 10% of their base salary to a Money Purchase Retirement Plan while the City contributes 10%; additional employee contributions are matched up to a maximum of 5%.

Application Process

To be considered for this career opportunity, a City of Loveland employment application is required by 4:30 pm, August 23, 2019. Complete job announcement and selection process details are available online.

Please visit www.cityofloveland.org/jobs to apply online

The City of Loveland is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage, value and respect diversity.