RRPD provides opportunities involving education, experience, and training for entry level Police Officers as well as lateral transfers. Some of the advanced opportunities include but are not limited to: Taser Instructor, Firearms Instructor, DT (Defensive Tactics) Instructor, RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor, Less Lethal Instructor, CIT (Crisis Intervention Team), and FTO (Field Training Officer). In addition, there are endless training opportunities to improve your skills. If you are an officer hungry for education, Red Rocks Comm. College offers tuition assistance for those seeking a degree. 

Police applicants must be Colorado P.O.S.T. certified, pass a Police interview panel, psychological and polygraph test, and a background investigation. The preferred applicant has just graduated from a local Police Academy and possesses strong communication skills or is seeking a lateral position.  In addition, the applicant should be ambitious and eager to offer dedication and excellence to the RRPD and the community. 

RRPD has a full service dispatch center consisting of 3 full-time dispatchers. RRPD dispatchers are responsible for answering all emergency and non-emergency lines, monitoring Police radio traffic, updating and relaying information from computer aided dispatch, lost and found, records management, and surveillance monitoring.
The Police Department also employs student hourly workers as Security Officers to assist our Police Officers for weekend coverage.