Becoming a Police Officer

Castle Rock Police Department values its relationship with the community. Excellence, service and dedication are our core values. For more information on joining our community-oriented team, view our recruitment brochure.     

We are not currently accepting applications for police officers.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Castle Rock Police Department. Announcements for all current job vacancies are posted online and at Town Hall. You are invited to apply online for posted job openings.

For questions regarding our hiring process, please email Commander Lyons.

Minimum qualifications

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • The Basic Colorado Peace Officer's Standards and Training (POST) certificate is preferred prior to hire or similarly qualified as a police officer in another state or Federal jurisdiction and be eligible for a Colorado Provisional Certification. However, academy sponsorship may be available.
  • Possess a valid Driver's License.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a written examination.
  • Must not have any disqualifying history.

Officer extras

  • College tuition reimbursement (dependent upon fund availability)
  • Issued duty weapon, equipment and uniforms
  • Field training program
  • Off-duty work details (when available)
  • Community programs
    • Citizen Police Academy
    • Coffee with a Cop
    • National Night Out
    • Ride-Along Program
    • Trick or Treat Street