The Broomfield Police Department is a community oriented policing department. The staff of 247.5 full-time equivalent employees support our Mission Statement, Vision, and Organizational Values. The Department has 183 certified police officers and 64.5 civilian employees. Officers are encouraged to become involved in working with the community and developing creative responses to neighborhood problems. 


For more detailed information on the Department and recruitment process please see frequently asked questions or text "Join BPD" to 720-794-9648.

Minimum General Requirements for Police Officer Position (Patrol and Detention)

  • Must be 21 years of age by hire date 
  • Must be authorized to work within the United States (Applicants from outside of the U.S. must contact the U.S. Immigration Service for a work permit; U.S. citizenship is not a requirement) 
  • Must have or obtain a valid Colorado driver's license with a safe driving record by date of hire

Minimum Education/P.O.S.T. Requirements for Patrol Officer

  • Must possess current, valid Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification or ability to obtain by date of hire, and: 
  • A high school diploma or GED. College is not required, but preferred
  • No felony conviction(s) or disqualifying misdemeanor(s) 

Minimum Education/Background Requirements for Police Officer-Detention

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent; college is not required, but preferred
  • No felony conviction(s) or disqualifying misdemeanor(s) 
  • P.O.S.T certification is not required

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Here at the City and County of Broomfield we welcome diversity and are committed to an inclusive culture. We strive to have our workforce represent many different cultures, viewpoints, and backgrounds where everyone can bring their authentic selves.

More Information

For recruitment-related questions or information (to include salary and benefit information), contact Background Investigators J.R. Duncan at 720-887-2086 or email;  or Mike Gabel at 720-887-2032 or email

To view current openings and access application information, please view Employment Opportunities for the City and County of Broomfield. Or complete an employment interest card, and you will be contacted regarding the application process.


Contact Us

  1. 11600 Ridge Pkwy, Broomfield CO 80021
    720-887-2086 or 720-887-2032


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Weekends & Holidays
    Lobby Closed


    Linda Haines

    Strategic Services Division

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    Vince Lopez

    Standards Unit


    JR Duncan

    Background Investigator


    Mike Gabel

    Background Investigator