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Applications are accepted and can be obtained under the employment section.
A Certified Police Officer is an individual currently Colorado P.O.S.T. certified or out-of-state transfer eligible. Information at: https://www.colorado.gov/post
PROCESSAll supplemental questions must be answered for your application to be considered. Our hiring process is selective and we are proud of the high level of professionalism and quality of team members we hire.
To join our team, you must be available for the following:
If successful, the next steps are:
This position is open until all positions are filled. An eligibility list may be created from this process.
Applicants wanting to visit SSPD for fingerprinting will begin the fingerprint process online by visiting Colorado CABS website. From here, select the reason for your background check from the list of options and click on the + symbol. This section will also provide the fee associated for the specific fingerprinting requirement.
At this point, applicants will select IdentoGO by IDEMIA, which will then redirect them to IdentoGO’s webpage to setup an appointment.
IdentoGO will be at the Combined Law Enforcement Facility (2027 Shield Drive) every Monday from 9:00am to 4:00pm and will follow the same observed holidays as the city. There is a vendor-processing fee of $10.00 per applicant plus the state and FBI fees (if required). The amount of the state and FBI fees vary by applicant type and other factors determined by the CBI.
For additional questions regarding the process, applicants should visit www.identogo.com or call IdentoGO’s customer service at 844-539-5539.
This above process does not include sex offender registration fingerprints. These are taken 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
If you have a compliment, concern, or complaint about a Steamboat Springs Police Officer or the Department, contact Chief Burlingame.
To report a crime that occurred within Steamboat Springs, call 970-879-1144 and a police officer will be dispatched to your location or will contact you by telephone. If you were a victim of a crime while in our jurisdiction where there is NO suspect information; and you need to file a report for insurance purposes, you may submit a Short Offense Report. Please read and follow the instructions carefully!
You can either go to the Sex Offender section (which only shows sex offenders with felony charges) or request a complete list from the front desk at the Police Department's Administration Office during business hours for all current sex offenders located in the city's jurisdiction. To obtain a list of registered sex offenders in the county's jurisdiction, please contact the Routt County Sheriff's Office.
To request a report copy (this includes accidents) fill out the correct form located in the Records section. Please read the instructions completely and submit the correct fee (from the Fee Schedule) for your request. You can also obtain a paper application form at the Police Department front desk Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and Friday between 8:00 a.m. and Noon, except for holidays. There will be no faxing or emailing of criminal justice records.
To request a records check fill out the correct form located in the Records section. Please read the instructions completely and submit the correct fee (from the Fee Schedule) for your request. You can also obtain a paper application form at the Police Department front desk Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and Friday between 8:00 a.m. and Noon, except for holidays. There will be no faxing or emailing of criminal justice records.
Contact the Routt County District Attorney office in person at 1955 Shield Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO or call 970-879-1146.
The release of all property and evidence is by appointment only on specific days. The designated days for release will be Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Individuals are encouraged to call 970.879.4344 or 970.879.1144 to make an appointment for the release of property/evidence.
After an appointment has been secured, please arrive at the main entrance of the Combined Law Enforcement Facility, 2027 Shield Drive. Inform the Steamboat Springs Police Front Desk that you have an appointment with the Evidence Technician, and they’ll do the rest.
Contact the Steamboat Springs Police evidence technician at 970-879-4344, ext 122 or check the current list of Found Property.
Steamboat Springs Police is seeking to create a database of local citizens who are fluent in foreign languages. If you are interested, contact the department at 970-879-1144.
Yes. Review Section 7-61 through 7-68 of the Steamboat Springs Municipal Code of Ordinances.
By law, you are obligated to report any motor vehicle accident if it causes damage in excess of $1000 or causes an injury.
For emergencies, please call 911 immediately. For non-emergencies, call 970-879-1144 to request additional patrols in your area.