Recruitment and Hiring

The Golden Police Department is comprised of professional men and women who focus on community-oriented policing, while maintaining a strong working relationship with our community, residents, businesses, and visitors. Training and personal advancement are at the forefront of the department’s philosophy.

We actively seek out the best candidates from all walks of life. We attend numerous job fairs on college campuses as well as community celebrations throughout the region, some of which include the FBI’s Recruiting Women in Law Enforcement event, Denver PrideFest, Colorado Black Arts Festival, and Cinco De Mayo Festival.

The department is continuously recognized as one of the leading law enforcement agencies in the Denver Metro Area in professionalism, investigation and advancements, specialized skills, training, technology and individual officer skills.

Current benefits for full-time employees include:
  • 401(a) Retirement Plan
  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Annual/Holiday/Sick leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Flex Benefits Plan

Please visit Employment Opportunities for a listing of current openings and application instructions.

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Golden Police Department Recruitment