Police Officer Recruit

Cripple Creek, CO
Cripple Creek Police Department

Salary: $46,467 year.

Open until filled

Position Summary:

Under immediate supervision, actively participates in the P.O.S.T. certified police training academy; performs all related learning and testing activities. Police Recruits will be sponsored by the City while attending the law enforcement academy, including academy tuition and an hourly pay rate of the salary above, which is $22.34/hour. Recruits must successfully complete the Academy and be Colorado POST certified prior to starting in the department’s Field Training and Evaluation Program (FTEP).


  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Be at least 21 years old;
  • Pass all physical and psychological exams, background checks, and a pre-employment drug test, and provide an acceptable motor vehicle record from any state in which a license has been held within the previous three years.