City of Lakewood Lakewood, CO, USA
Sep 19, 2018Full time
We are looking for Lateral candidates or students who will have obtained their Bachelor’s degree by July 1, 2019 and are interested in a career in law enforcement. The nationally recognized and accredited City of Lakewood Police Department is now accepting applications for the expected July 2019 Academy. Applications will be accepted through the City's website until December 14, 2018 at 5pm. The City of Lakewood offers excellent compensation and benefits. (New Recruits will be paid during their training, which includes a 24-week academy and 16 weeks of field training.) For more information please visit: JoinLakewoodBlue.comSalary InformationPolice Agent (Officer) Annual Salaries: Hire Date as Recruit: $59,571.20 Entry into Field Training: $63,585.60 Graduation from Field Training: $67,849.60 Two Years from Date of Hire: $72,404.80 Three Years from Date of Hire (Lateral starting salary): $77,334.40 Four Years from Date of Hire: $82,492.80 Five Years from Date of Hire: $88,774.40All increases are contingent upon successful job performance and available budget dollars. Job Summary DescriptionIn an entry or lateral capacity, performs Police Officer duties, including but not limited to communicating information, dealing with critical and dangerous situations, safely driving in routine and emergency situations, affecting arrests, transporting arrestees, gathering information from victims, witnesses and suspects, handling firearms with proficiency and safety, working a rotating shift.