Lafayette is a growing community of over 26,000 people located in eastern Boulder County. The officers of the Lafayette Police Department enjoy working in a progressive, well trained, state accredited organization with a focus on community policing. There are numerous specialty assignment areas available. The City of Lafayette offers competitive salary and excellent benefits to its employees.

Evidence of Qualifications

Education / Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent AND
  • 30 semester hours of college completed; OR
  • One year experience as a sworn police officer or corrections officer in a duly constituted governmental (local, state or federal) law enforcement agency or correctional institution; OR
  • Two years military service having been honorably discharged; OR
  • A combination of any of the above categories that is approved by the City's Human Resources Division.

Special Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be Colorado POST certified or have the ability to be post certified.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation to include polygraph, psychological & physical evaluations.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Class "R" Colorado driver's license and have a good driving record.