Police Department Opportunities

Required Qualifications 

To be considered for the position of police patrol officer with the Pueblo Police Department, candidates must

  • Be a U.S. citizen at time of application deadline date 
  • Be at least 21 years of age at time of application deadline date Possess a high school diploma, GED or higher education 
  • Possess a valid driver’s license (any state) at time of application and obtain a valid Colorado driver's license by date of hire
  • Successfully pass physical ability and written examinations
  • Not have been convicted of the following: 
  •  Not have been released or discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States under dishonorable conditions
  • A Colorado P.O.S.T Certificate and higher education are highly desirable.


Illegal drug usage, as described below, at the time of application may be cause for disqualification:

  • Any use of marijuana within 1 year prior to the date of application and/or:
  • Any usage of any illegal drugs other than marijuana (i.e. heroin, cocaine, LSD, amphetamines, steroids, or other illegal drug as defined in schedules I through V of Section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act) within five (5) years prior to the date of application.

Candidates must also be willing to submit to and successfully pass a post conditional offer drug screen, polygraph, psychological, criminal background check and comprehensive medical examination designed to measure the candidate's ability to perform the physical requirements of the position.

You can find additional information in Police Department Careers below by visiting our Career Brochure and the Police Department career development chart.

Employment Opportunities

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