Becoming a Police Officer

Castle Rock Police Department values its relationship with the community. Excellence, service and dedication are our core values. For more information on joining our community-oriented team, view our recruitment brochure (PDF) .

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Castle Rock Police Department. When available, all police job vacancies may be viewed online.

For questions regarding our hiring process, please email Commander Varela.

  1. Minimum Qualifications
  2. Apply for Open Position
  3. After Application Received
  4. Officer Extras
  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • The Basic Colorado Peace Officer's Standards and Training (POST) certificate is required prior to hiring or similarly qualified as a police officer in another state or Federal jurisdiction and be eligible for a Colorado Provisional Certification.
  • Possess a valid Driver's License
  • Must satisfactorily complete a written examination
  • Must not have any disqualifying history (PDF)