2020-2 Entry Level Police Officer - Aurora, CO

July 15, 2019


2020-2 Entry Level Police Officer


The Civil Service Commission is accepting applications toward establishing a new Prospective Employment List (PEL) for an anticipated Academy in August of 2020. Once you submit an application and pass the minimum qualifications screening, all updates and/or instructions regarding the hiring process will be sent via email as it becomes available.

The City of Aurora is looking for individuals who represent diversity in thought and experiences, which are shared by our citizens.  Candidates must have strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing.  Candidates should possess good interpersonal skills, common sense, and have the ability to problem solve.


Examples of Duties


A comprehensive list of a police officer's duties is not possible, but officers working within the Aurora Police Department perform some of the following functions:

  • Handle (emergency and non-emergency) calls for service received by our Communications Center.
  • Investigate and determine what type of, or if, crimes have occurred.
  • Make sound decisions using knowledge, training and experience.
  • Positively interact with the public.
  • Problem solve complex community issues and look for innovative solutions to reduce repeat calls for service.

You can also find more information at the APD recruiting website.



CLICK HERE (Download PDF reader) For a list of minimum qualifications and automatic dissatisfactions.

Applicants passing minimum qualifications must also pass the FrontLine exam, a fitness test and attend the Aurora Police Recruiter's "So, you want to be a Cop?" seminar. Notifications and information about requirements and deadlines will be sent to you once you complete the online application and pass minimum qualifications. We accept Frontline scores from the National Testing Network.

Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
February 9, 2020

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.