Police Officer – Certified

Westminster, CO
City of Westminster Police Department

$67,496.00 – $99,860.80 Annually

9/30/2022 11:59 PM Mountain

The Police Officer – Certified position is a safety sensitive position that is involved with the complex and specialized activities required to maintain civil order and enforce laws and ordinances. Police Officers are responsible for the protection of life and property, detection and prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and enforcement of laws and ordinances in a designated specialized area or on an assigned shift. This is a safety-sensitive position. Candidates must be Colorado POST certified by date of hire, in order to be considered for this position.

Westminster is offering a $10,000 Hiring Bonus for ALL Newly Hired Police Officers including Trainees, Certified, and Lateral Officers:  ALL Police Officer hires – Trainees, Certified, and Lateral Officers will receive $5,000 within the first month of employment  and $5,000 upon successful completion of their one-year probationary period.

Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses and Certifications

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Graduation from high school or GED
  • Graduation from a certified Police Academy
  • Colorado POST Certified by job closing deadline
  • No felony convictions
  •  Valid driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record


  • Military training (veteran friendly)
  • Minimum of two years of college level training in police science, criminal justice or a related field
  • Law enforcement experience at the municipal level