Police Officer (Lateral Transfer or POST certified)

Lone Tree, CO
Lone Tree Police Department

Salary Range: 75,869 – 105,043 (DOE)

Lateral Officers Out of FTO
1 yr. service credit – $80,914*
2 yrs. of service credit – $86,295*
3 yrs. of service credit – $92,033*
4 yrs. of service credit – $98,153*
5 yrs. of service credit – $105,043
*Employees with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university receive an additional $2,500 per year while moving through the salary steps as an officer and will sunset upon reaching top pay.

The City of Lone Tree Police Department is seeking qualified individuals to join our police force. The city is located on the Front range just south of Denver and Aurora. The department has a staff of 60 sworn officers and serves a live-in population of 15,000: the daytime population sores to 35,000 due to the abundance of local businesses.

What we are looking for:

  • Colorado POST certified or certifiable.
  • Individuals who are interested in Community Policing and problem solving.
  • Must have 60 college credit hours at time of application.
  • Individuals who exemplify the department’s T.E.A.C.H values.

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay and benefits package.
  • Five step process to top out pay.
  • Four-year degree incentive pay, while going through steps.
  • Lateral service credit at a rate of 1 to 1 for patrol experience.
  • Lateral service credit at a rate of .5 to 1 for detentions experience.
  • Growth potential: city anticipates final buildout population of 35,000 residents.
  • Positive department culture and strong community support.
  • In process of building new police facility to open in 2026.

For more information, please visit our website: https://cityoflonetree.com/departments/police-department/joinltpd/

For additional information or questions, please contact Commander Pinson at Ron.Pinson@cityoflonetree.com or 720-509-1154