Entry Level Police Officer

Police Officer Trainee
Aurora Police Department (CO) - Aurora, Colorado

Nov 23, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Dec 17, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$56,984.00 - $76,469.00 annual
Top Pay:
$$91,986.00 annual

Job Description


The Civil Service Commission is accepting applications toward establishing  a new Prospective Employment List (PEL) for an anticipated academy on April 25, 2022 with a projected end date of  October 21, 2022. Once you submit an application and pass the minimum qualifications screening, all updates and/or instructions regarding the hiring process will be sent via email as it becomes available.(Note: Dates are subject to change and this list may be used for additional academies in 2022, so do not hesitate to apply. )

The City of Aurora is looking for individuals who represent diversity in thought and experiences, which are shared by our citizens.  Candidates must have strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing.  Candidates should possess good interpersonal skills, common sense, and have the ability to problem solve.

Examples of Duties

A comprehensive list of a police officer's duties is not possible, but officers working within the Aurora Police Department perform some of the following functions:

  • Handle (emergency and non-emergency) calls for service received by our Communications Center.
  • Investigate and determine what type of, or if, crimes have occurred.
  • Make sound decisions using knowledge, training and experience.
  • Positively interact with the public.
  • Problem solve complex community issues and look for innovative solutions to reduce repeat calls for service.

You can also find more information at the ++APD recruiting website.++

Applicants passing minimum qualifications must also pass the  Ergometrics Frontline National video exam. Notifications and information about requirements and deadlines will be sent to you once you complete the online application and pass minimum qualifications. We will accept Frontline scores from the National Testing Network valid through December 31, 2021  to be considered for the April academy. Visit: ++National Testing Network++ to register for an exam as soon as possible. Aurora is open for selection year round with NTN , so please ensure that you select Aurora as one of the agencies you want to submit your scores to when you register with NTN, or go back and add Aurora if you have already registered and taken the exam before the date of this posting.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: None

Contact Information

Abdul Syidi

Aurora Police Department (CO)
15001 E Alameda Pkwy
Aurora, Colorado 80012
phone: 3037397897

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