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Our department provides community-based policing for a community of 86,000 with 137 sworn officers and 65 civilian support personnel. Qualified candidates should meet the minimum requirements as outlined in this section.

New Longmont officers are assigned to the Patrol Services Division which provides around-the-clock patrols to deter and detect crime, enforces traffic laws, and conducts investigations of crime and traffic incidents.

Problem-solving skills are used to identify community concerns, to determine causes of crimes, and to anticipate crime trends. Police personnel work with community members to analyze crime and other problems. They also participate in community meetings to create an environment in which community members are motivated to assist in the implementation of problem-solving strategies. Officers may be assigned to a uniformed or non-uniformed position in Patrol Services, Detective Services, Support Services, Administrative Services, Community Services, or to other organizational components.

Police Officer Job Description

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.   

For more information, contact the Public Safety Training and Personnel Office by email or call 303.651.8539.