Transit Police Officer

Denver, CO
Regional Transportation District

Salary Range: $58,023.08 – $89,935.77

This position is responsible for investigating and documenting incidents for criminal prosecution and/or referral to management, and the security of employees, patrons, bus and rail systems, transit centers, Park-n-Rides, and special events. This is a safety sensitive position subject to the rules and regulations of the RTD Drug and Alcohol Policy and is an armed sworn position under CRS 16-2.5-146.


Enforces Colorado State law through observation, patrol, citations and arrests, as needed.
Performs investigations relating to theft, violence in the workplace, crimes on organization property, and crimes against patrons and employees. Processes crime scenes and performs evidence collection and analysis.
Performs comprehensive facility and counter-terrorism threat and vulnerability analyses of the organization’s properties and special events, and provides comprehensive written reports, procedures and implementation plans to protect employees, patrons, facilities and equipment.
Assignment to mobile patrol, foot patrols of properties, trains, buses and special events or other duties as required.
Conducts security-related training programs for employees, contractors and other transportation workers especially in the area of counter-terrorism activities.
Reviews incident reports involving employees; investigates and resolves incidents; prepares written responses.


  • An associate degree in business, public administration, management, criminal justice or related field preferred.
  • This is an entry level position
  • Current license and certification through Colorado P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training).