Be a part of something bigger.

Making a diffrence in the community.

A Team With Purpose.

The Aurora Police Department believes our work makes a difference in our community. Through community relationships, we work to reduce crime and enhance the quality of life for those who live, work and play in our city. Our agency has over 700 sworn police officers and 230 professional staff serving nearly 400,000 residents. We are the third largest agency in Colorado and home to one of the most diverse large cities in the country.

A role for everyone.

Aurora PD Specialties.

At APD, there is a role for everyone. With specialty assignments in almost every area of law enforcement and advancement opportunities, this is your agency for professional growth and fulfillment.

Specialty Assignments

  • Patrol Officer
  • Police Area Representative (PAR)
  • K-9 Officer
  • School Resource Officer
  • Explorer Advisor
  • Traffic Accident Investigator
  • Motorcycle Enforcement Team
  • Motor Carrier Safety Officer
  • SWAT Officer
  • Narcotics Investigator
  • Auto Theft Investigator
  • Emergency Response Team
  • Academy Instructor
  • Task Force Officers
  • Safe Streets Task Force
  • Force Investigations Unit
  • Crimes Against Children Detective
  • Firearms Instructor
  • Recruiter
  • Honor Guard Member
  • Public Affairs Officer
  • Foot Patrol
  • Bike Patrol Officer
  • Gang Intervention Officer
  • Homicide Detective
  • Sex Crimes Detective
  • Intelligence Officer
  • Background Investigator
  • Internal Affairs Investigator
  • Electronic Support Section
  • Professional Standards
  • Persons Crimes Detective
  • Property Crimes Detective
  • Economic Crimes Detective
  • Hostage Negotiator
  • Direct Action Response Team
  • Field Training Officer
  • Fugitive Apprehension and Surveillance Team

Together, we can make a difference.