Erie Police employees make a difference in the community daily by performing a wide variety of police and law enforcement duties, including protecting property, crime detection, and public safety.
To qualify for a sworn position, an applicant must be Colorado POST certified or can challenge the Colorado POST as an out-of-state applicant and obtain certification successfully, or upon hire will attend a POST academy as a sponsored cadet.
- High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Must be able to attain and maintain a variety of law enforcement certifications.
- Must pass a comprehensive background check, polygraph, drug screen, and psychological and physical exams.
- Valid Colorado Driver's License and satisfactory driving record.
- State of Colorado Peace Officers Standards Certificate (POST Certification)
Job vacancies are posted online at www.erieco.gov/jobs.
We encourage those interested in registering for job posting notifications to be alerted to openings and to be connected with a recruiter.
Volunteer Victim Advocates work as a liaison with officers and detectives immediately after an incident to provide support services to those impacted by crime or tragedy.
Do you believe there are situations when criminal justice should also focus on repairing the harm? Consider volunteering as a Restorative Justice Facilitator with the Erie Police Department.
As a hired cadet, the Erie Police Department pays the cost of the academy and a wage. Upon graduation of the academy the Cadet transitions to the position of a certified Officer.
A ride-along is a great way to learn about police operations. Schedule to ride at your convenience, today!
The vision of the Erie Police Department is to be highly trained police professionals committed to our community.
The Town of Erie offers a comprehensive pay and benefits package.
Qualified applicants will be invited to test and will be required to pass to proceed in the process.