Police Officer

Fort Lupton, CO
Fort Lupton Police Department

$32.00 – $45.75 Hourly

$66,560 to $95,160 is the pay range for Fort Lupton Sworn Police officers, more detail below.

The City of Fort Lupton is looking for qualified Police Officers to join our ranks. Whether you have recently completed law enforcement academy or have experience, please consider us.

We have recently increased the rate of pay for our openings and can now offer higher pay for lateral transfers. Our starting pay for officers is as follows:

  • P.O.S.T. certified with less than 2 years of experience $66,560
  • After completion of one year Initial Performance Review Period with the City of Fort Lupton – $72,280 per year
  • Lateral Transfer with 2-3 years of experience – $78,000 per year*
  • Lateral Transfer with 4-6 years of experience – $83,720 per year*
  • Maximum pay – $95,160 per year

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides a variety of law enforcement services including patrolling streets and other public places on an assigned shift.
  • Performs activities associated with investigations and crime prevention; writes detailed police reports and collects physical evidence.
  • Assists with filling cases.
  • Testifies in court proceedings as required.
  • Provides information, assistance or directions to the public.
  • Emphasizes community policing through public meetings and speaking directly with citizens.
  • Performs a variety of public relations and public education duties.
  • Intervenes in disputes, apprehends suspects, makes arrests, issues citations, identifies witnesses, conducts preliminary investigations, and re-establishes law and order at the scene.Interviews and/or counsels involved parties such as witnesses, suspects, students, victims and parents.Prepares documentation of activities performed and information gathered.Follows up on cases.Protects and preserves crime scenes.
  • Responds to calls for assistance, including assaults, fights, domestic disturbances, thefts, traffic accidents and traffic control, and other criminal or civil complaints; transports prisoners to detention facilities and court as necessary.
  • Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances and acts accordingly to prevent accidents. Responsible for safety of self, others, materials and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Ability to maintain moral integrity and physical fitness standards required by the department.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Colorado P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Testing) certification
  • Colorado Driver’s License
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • CCIC/CBI (Colorado Bureau of Investigations) certification, or ability to obtain
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Reside within sixty minutes commuting distance of the Police Station