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The Littleton Police Department is Hiring Officers and Dispatchers

The Littleton Police Department (LPD) has an opportunity for a qualified lateral or POST certified candidate to join this accomplished and professional organization as a Police Officer. Apply for the position. For questions about these positions please contact the LPD Support Services Coordinator at (303) 795-3831.

The Littleton Police Department is a CALEA accredited law enforcement agency. LPD is proud of the highly trained officers and staff that are part of this department and consistently achieve full accreditation. 

Starting salary for lateral Police Officer II:  $96,385

Starting salary for POST Certified Police Officer V:  $72,633

The City of Littleton offers outstanding benefits and perks for employees. Littleton Police Officers are enrolled in a Defined Benefit Retirement Plan and Death and Disability Plan through the financially secure Fire & Police Pension Association of Colorado (FPPA). competitive benefits, please see the 2023 Benefit Guide. 

Additionally, sworn Littleton police officers are governed by a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) covering wages, most benefits and working conditions. The CBA is negotiated with the city by the board of directors of the FOP Lodge 26/Littleton Police Officers Association. The current CBA is for the duration of 01/01/23-12/31/25. The following are some of the provisions of the CBA:

Apply for lateral Police Officer II

Apply for POST Certified Police Officer V

Wages 2023-2025:





Police Officer V




Police Officer IV




Police Officer III




Police Officer II




Police Officer I












Corporal, Step C




Corporal, Step B




Corporal, Step A




Sergeant, Step C




Sergeant, Step B




Sergeant, Step A





Master Police Officer (MPO) Incentive program

Health/Vision/Dental Insurance

Paid Life Insurance (1.5x salary)

Bi-weekly Monetary Uniform Cleaning Allowance

Basic Uniform Issue and Annual Monetary Uniform/Equipment Purchase Allowance

4/10 Shift Schedule

Overtime (pay or comp time) at 1.5x hourly wage over 10h/day or 40/h week

Comp Time Bank (earned as overtime)

Paid Court Time

Discipline process and procedures in CBA


Paid Vacation/Holiday Time:

Benefit Level

Annual Hours

1 thru 4 years


5 years thru 9 years


10 years thru 14 years


15 years thru 19 years


Over 20 years



Paid Sick Leave-10 hours per month

Full Line of Duty Injury Leave

Sworn Retiree Health Plan after minimum age 58 and 15 years of service

On-Call/Call-Out Pay

Educational Incentive-Time Off for BA/BS degree and above

Defense of Civil Claims Article

Line of Duty Death Benefit

Bereavement Leave

Officer Privacy Article

The full CBA is available to police officer candidates upon request.

The City of Littleton is a vibrant community south of Denver and is proud to be one of America’s Best Small Cities, and one of Colorado’s top five places to Raise a Family. Home to a charming and historic downtown, a variety of shopping venues, restaurants, parks and trails, the city boasts an outstanding location, right outside Denver, and a short drive to the majestic Rocky Mountains and prime Colorado ski country.

The Littleton Police Department is Hiring Dispatchers


Want to make a difference? Work with a team of 9-1-1 professionals? 


LPD emergency dispatchers are at the heart of public safety operations. This is a fast paced highly rewarding career. LPD is looking for people who want to help others and give back to the community. The Littleton Police Communication Center is staffed by professionals trained to answer incoming 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls, assess priorities of calls and dispatch the appropriate emergency responses to ensure the safety of citizens, visitors and emergency personnel.

The Emergency Services Dispatcher receives non-emergency and emergency 9-1-1 calls from the public and dispatches the appropriate emergency units. Maintains and verbally communicates resource information to police officers, and citizens. Determines and dispatches appropriate police units to respond to both emergency and routine situations. Contacts and coordinates support agency response to calls.

The City of Littleton believes in attracting and retaining the best talent with strategies include hiring in at market pay and career development opportunities. 

Starting pay at or near $29.27 per hour

Lateral starting pay at or near $30.00 per hour

Hiring Incentive: 

This position includes a $2,000 Hiring Incentive

($500 payable on first full paycheck; $500 payable upon successful completion of training; $1,000 payable upon successful completion of 12-month probationary period).


This full-time position is non-exempt per FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation.


Apply for Emergency Services Dispatcher