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Posted on: February 7, 2019

WRPD Recruitment

WRPD recruitment 2019

WRPD Police Officer recruitment just opened for Spring 2019. Join today!

Wheat Ridge is flourishing and that means the Wheat Ridge Police Department is growing! Recruitment just opened for Spring 2019. Join today! 👉 
(Job posted as "Police Officer Recruit")

Learn more about the Wheat Ridge Police Department and what it means to become a part of WRPD

New housing, new retail and new commercial development all means expanding coverage is needed for our Police Department. Development includes Clear Creek Crossing near I-70 and 32nd, Base Camp at I-70 and Ward Rd., revitalization of the Applewood Shopping Center off Youngfield at 32nd and The Corners at Wheat Ridge on 38th and Wadsworth starting with the new Lucky’s Market. The Wheat Ridge Ward Station for the G Line opens to commuters in September so makes travel to and from Denver and even out to DIA a breeze.

 As an officer with the Wheat Ridge Police Department, we will pay to have you attend the best police recruit academy in the state of Colorado. The academy’s training covers a wide range of topics and skills necessary to become a successful law enforcement officer which include learning: the law and criminal procedures; communication and de-escalation skills; patrol tactics and crime scene investigation skills; community policing and problem solving; traffic investigations and use of force tactics as well as skills such as firearms, arrest control and driving;. As a patrol officer you will handle incidents involving crime, traffic and quality of life issues helping to make Wheat Ridge a safe community in which to live, work and play. After gaining three years of experience, you can qualify to test for specialty teams such as SWAT, Crime Prevention, Crash and Traffic, or to become a detective assigned to Vice Intelligence, the drug task force or the auto theft task force. Wheat Ridge PD prides itself on its philosophy of community policing which means working with the law abiding community building relationships with residents and businesses owners. Whether conducting a traffic stop or responding to the scene of a crime, you’ll work as part of a team of dedicated professionals who strive to provide professional law enforcement services to keep the Wheat Ridge community safe. Join a nationally recognized and accredited Police Department and make a difference in the lives of others!

Application Deadline: March 29, 2019

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