Interested in Joining the Johnstown Police?

  • Why Join the Johnstown PD?

    Recently listed as the number one safest city in Colorado by the National Council for Home

    Safety and Security, Johnstown is a great place to live and work. Our department is made

    up of quality officers from all over the country. With our community’s continued growth, there

    is no better place for you to start your law enforcement career


  • Requirements

    Applicants Must:


    - Be 21 years of age or older

    - Be authorized to work in the United States

    - Have no felony convictions or convictions of moral turpitude

    -  Be able to legally possess / carry a firearm

    - Posses a valid drivers license

    - Posses a high school diploma or G.E.D.

    - Be Colorado P.O.S.T. Certified or Colorado P.O.S.T.  eligible for provisional certification.


    Hiring Stages


    - Application

    -  Oral Board

    - Background Investigation

     - Integrity Interview

    - Psychological Test

    - Medical / Drug Screening

    - Interview with Chief of Police

  • Benefits

    Starting Salary $54,314

    Paid Holidays

    Paid Vacation

    Paid Personal Time

    FPPA Retirement

    Optional 457 Retirement Plan

    Tuition Reimbursement

    Take Home Car*

    *must live within 10 miles of town limits

  • More Information

    If you would like further information about possible openings within our department please call us at 970-587-5555, or Email us at


    Click here to download an application for the Johnstown Police Department.


    Please visit our the Town of Johnstown job opening page to see other current openings

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