Erie Police employees make a difference in the community daily by performing a wide variety of police and law enforcement duties, including protecting property, crime detection, and public safety. 


To qualify for a sworn position, an applicant must be Colorado POST certified or can challenge the Colorado POST as an out-of-state applicant and obtain certification successfully, or upon hire will attend a POST academy as a sponsored cadet.

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be able to attain and maintain a variety of law enforcement certifications.
  • Must pass a comprehensive background check, polygraph, drug screen, and psychological and physical exams.
  • Valid Colorado Driver's License and satisfactory driving record.
  • State of Colorado Peace Officers Standards Certificate (POST Certification)


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