Police Officer

Sworn US Law Enforcement
RTD Transit Police Division - Denver, Colorado

May 9, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Aug 9, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$58,023.08 annual
Academy Graduate:
$$58,023.08 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$$58,023.08 - $89,935.77 annual
Top Pay:
$$89,935.77 annual

Job Description

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.

Additional Information


  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 and Over
  • Education: An associate degree in business, public administration, management, criminal justice or related field preferred.
  • Experience: Current license and certification through Colorado P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training)


  • Proficient in all aspects of the investigations process.
  • Proficient of the criminal justice system; includes federal, state, and local law enforcement regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use sound judgment.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with attention to details.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including afternoon and overnight shifts, weekends and holidays.


  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities.

Contact Information


RTD Transit Police Division
Denver, Colorado 80202
phone: 3032992328

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