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Serving the public is a noble and selfless occupation. Sworn members of the Department of Public Safety risk their lives to protect the safety, civil liberties and lives of their fellow citizens. If you are interested in making a positive impact on Denver’s diverse communities, see below for information about the hiring process and current job openings. 

Job Openings & Hiring Process

All positions below are subject to a comprehensive background investigation, drug screen, physical ability standards, and other requirements.

Pay and Benefits (CBAs)

Pay and benefits for Denver Police Officers, Firefighters, and Deputy Sheriffs is determined by collective bargaining agreements between the City and County of Denver and local union officials. Generally, collective bargaining agreements are established for three year increments. The right to collective bargaining is granted by city charter for police officer, firefighter, and deputy sheriff employees.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The Department of Public Safety is an equal opportunity employer. Our recruitment efforts are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion within the department. 

Existing Applicants

All Denver Public Safety applicants can check the status of their job applications online.

Contact Us

Department of Public Safety applicant inquiries 

Civil Service Commission applicant inquiries

  • 720.913.3371
  • Civil Service website

Police Department sworn recruiters

  • The Denver Police Academy address is 2155 North Akron Way, Denver, CO. Recruiters are typically on-site Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Applicants can call 720-865-8830 or send an email to make an appointment.

Sheriff Department sworn recruiter

Fire Department sworn recruiters