Application Guide

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The Colorado Springs Police Department accepts applications for Entry Level and Lateral Police Officer positions through the GovernmentJobs.com website.  Open jobs may be found in the Law Enforcement category.  

Our employment process begins by completing an online application. Testing will be conducted on many occasions during the application process.  In order to have the best selection of test dates, candidates should apply as early as possible in this process.   Once the Department verifies an applicant’s eligibility to apply, applicants will be notified by email on how to proceed with our testing process. 

Applications Open:

Closed; Expected to re-open in December 2019

Applications Close:

Closed; Expected to re-open in December 2019

DD214's Due: July 26, 2019

If you would like to be considered for Veteran's Preference Points, complete the Veterans Preference Form and turn it in to Dede Petrocelli at petrocdi@ci.colospgs.co.us no later than 4pm MST on July 26, 2019. 

When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an “otherwise qualified applicant” with a disability to participate in the testing process (Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991).  Applicants who require reasonable accommodations to test should contact our agency by the close of the application process.  Accommodations must be requested prior to taking any of the testing components.