Police Recruitment

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Fort Lupton Police Department!

The City of Fort Lupton is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 

You may apply online by clicking the job opportunities link on the left or visit
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fortlupton. If this is your first time using governmentjobs.com, you will need to create an account from the Apply page before starting your application. Your application will be saved in your account so that you may apply for other openings.
The City of Fort Lupton does not accept paper applications and resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application.
  • For problems or questions relating to the online application or for assistance with logging in, please contact NEOGOV at 877-204-4442.
  • Applications must be received by the closing date and time (Mountain Standard Time) on the job posting.
  • The City of Fort Lupton is not responsible for errors made by the electronic system.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have applied within the past two years (from the current posting date) and proceeded to Oral Boards, but did not get placed on the eligibility list you WILL NOT be eligible to reapply.

The Fort Lupton Police Department seeks qualified officers dedicated to excellent service.
Starting salary is $24.00 - $27.60/hr.
                              $49,920.00 - $57,408.00/yr.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be Colorado P.O.S.T. certified (or currently attending a P.O.S.T. approved academy)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must possess a valid drivers license
  • High School Diploma or equivalent


The following is not an all inclusive list that may disqualify you from being a Fort Lupton Police Officer. Other standards may make you subject to disqualification.
  • Conviction of a felony
  • Conviction of any crime involving domestic violence
  • Use of Marijuana within the past 5 years
  • Use of any illegal drugs, except Marijuana, with the past 10 years
  • Conviction of any alcohol, controlled substances, drugs or other illegal substance related driving offense within the past 5 years
  • Arrest, conviction of, or deferred prosecution or deferred judgments for reckless driving within 5 years
  • Release or discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States under dishonorable conditions
  • Any history of Brady violations

Testing Information

Qualified applicants must keep the following dates open for possible testing and oral board interviews:
Date Test / Interview

Position opened
Last day to apply
 Written assessment and physical agility assessment
 Oral boards


A ride along will be required, this should be scheduled by the candidate upon completion and passing of the written examination. 


Additional Tests

The selection process may include the successful completion of the following:
  • Written Test
  • Physical Agility

The Physical Agility is a course which consists of the following:
Running, jumping, pulling, pushing, lifting, climbing, balancing, use of a baton and training gun.

  • Oral Interviews
  • Online Ethical Attitude Assessment and Talent Measurement Assessment
  • Chiefs Interview
  • Background Investigations
  • Computerized Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) or Polygraph Exam
  • Medical Assessment
  • Drug Screen/Physical Examination
  • Psychological exam

After Hired

Once hired, an intensive 14-week Field Training Program begins where the new officer is closely evaluated by experienced training officers.