Website City of Englewood

The Police Officer strives to provide a safe, secure environment for the community by minimizing the impact of crime, disaster, disorder, and hazardous conditions through enforcement activities, information dissemination, public education and quality services. The police officer may work within a variety of job assignments including patrol officer, investigator, traffic officer, or support services officer.

*Colorado P.O.S.T. certification, peace officer certification from another state required, or currently attending P.O.S.T. Approved Academy*

Police Officer written exam should be taken no later than April 5th* and physical ability testing will be on Thursday, April 8th. If you pass both the Police Officer written exam and the physical ability test, you will be invited to participate in integrity interviews and potentially Oral Boards on Friday, April 9th.

You must be available on all of these dates in order to be considered for the position. THERE IS NO FLEXIBILITY IN THESE DATES.

* The Englewood Police Department offers full testing services for the position of Police Officer through National Testing Network (NTN). To register with NTN and schedule a test, go to, select ‘Find Jobs’, then select (Firefighter/Law Enforcement/Emergency Communications/ Corrections/ EMT/Juvenile Corrections/Transit Operator) Jobs and sign up for the Englewood Police Department.

When you visit the website:
Complete the NTN registration process and schedule your test.

Review all information related to the Englewood Police Department Police Officer posting, including minimum requirements, salary, and benefits.
Review detailed information about the testing process.
Review the Frequently Asked Questions and take an online practice test (if desired).
Upon completion of your scheduled exam, scores are automatically forwarded to the Englewood Police Department. Candidates who attain a passing score on the entry level exam will be placed on the agencies’ eligibility list.  The Englewood Police Department will contact candidates on the list and will invite them to participate in further stages of the selection process.
National Testing Network is a service provided to conduct entry level testing in a standardized, professional environment. National Testing Network does not replace the Englewood Police Department’s responsibility and decision making in the testing process.  All candidate results are provided to the Englewood Police Department where the final decisions are made.
Applicants must first complete the City of Englewood application prior to completing the written testing with NTN. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications to be eligible for the NTN exam.

The listed examples of work are not intended to be all-inclusive. They may be modified with additions, deletions, or changes as necessary.


Patrols assigned areas within the city to deter illegal activities and protect and preserve the safety and security of individuals, buildings and neighborhoods.
Maintains a high level of customer service and responds rapidly to changing conditions.
Responds to calls for service. Investigates citizen complaints including crime in progress, crimes discovered after the fact, disturbances, domestic disputes, accidents and requests for information or assistance.
Performs preliminary investigations and interviews at crime scenes, traffic accidents, domestic disputes, and disturbances.
Assesses customer and community needs, wants and perceptions.
Collects and preserves physical evidence, recovered property, and diagrams. Photographs scenes and obtains other information from suspects and witnesses necessary to document specific crimes and incidents.
Builds and uses a variety of conflict management skills for different situations and contexts.
Performs traffic enforcement activities to observe and apprehend violators of ordinances and statutes.
Prepares citations and summons necessary to charge individuals with violations of ordinances, statutes, and laws including petty, misdemeanor, and felonious offenses.
Makes arrests and takes suspects into custody which includes searching, booking, and transporting of individuals to holding.

Provides sworn testimony, in both criminal and civil trials and hearings, that are associated with investigation and charging of individuals with non-criminal and criminal offenses.
Prepares a variety of routine and non-routine reports and records necessary for the reporting of daily activities, and disclosure of specific criminal and non-criminal incidents.
Develops and promotes high standards of personal commitment to goals. Offers assistance, directions and information to citizens and visitors to Englewood. Provides motorist assistance, and performs other community service functions.
The common channel of advancement for Police Officers is from fifth to first class depending on experience, length of employment, training completed and adequate performance of the job. The basic functions are similar for all classes of Officers.
Performs other duties as assigned and required.


Education: High school graduate or equivalent and 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours from an accredited university or college of college credit. A minimum of four years active military service and an Honorable Discharge may be substituted in lieu of the college credit requirement.

Work Experience: None

Certifications and/or Licensures: Colorado P.O.S.T. certification

Required Driver’s License: Valid Colorado driver’s license and a clear or acceptable MVR

An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant job experience may be substituted.


Requires the physical ability to protect oneself and others in threatening and stressful situations including the ability to pursue, subdue, and control resisting individuals.

Requires the incumbent to undergo a background check including criminal record check, motor vehicle records check, polygraph and psychological examination and medical evaluation.

Requires extensive training and proficiency in the use of various police weapons.

Ability to learn and enforce ordinances, statutes, laws and court decisions relative to enforcement activities.

Must be able to work in an environment of emotional and mental stress due to the emergency situations present during the course of the work.

Must be creative, responsive, flexible and able to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.

Requires extraordinary conflict resolution and strong human relations skills.

$32.78 – $46.40 Hourly
$68,181 – $96,501 Annually

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