La Junta Police Department Now Hiring Police Officers


Description: $22.26/HR; 5% Increase Upon Successful Completion of 1 YR. Probation; Department Pension Plan, Matching City Pension Plan; Affordable Health Insurance; Paid Time Off and Holidays.


Published: 05/16/2022
Byline: Hart

Interested in Serving and Protecting your community?

La Junta Police Department is currently taking applications for full-time police officers. This opening is for Colorado P.O.S.T. certified officers however, there may be opportunities for academy sponsorships. 

Contact Dawn Block at dawn.block@lajuntacolorado.org for an application and full job description.

Applications will remain open until the position(s) are filled.  Please see the pay and benefits information below.

$22.26/HR; 5% Increase Upon Successful Completion of 1 YR. Probation; Department Pension Plan, Matching City Pension Plan; Affordable Health Insurance; Paid Time Off and Holidays.

Colorado Post Certification Required; Under direction of the shift supervisor; patrols an assigned beat in the enforcement of law and order and prevention of crime; takes intensive field and basic training in the early period of employment.