Careers with EPPD

A beautiful place to live, a beautiful place to work

Interested in joining Estes Park Police Department's outstanding team of employees and volunteers? Do you want to serve a friendly and supportive community while working in one of the most beautiful places in the country?

Take a moment to view information on the different employment and volunteer opportunities available at Estes Park Police Department. For current job openings and applications visit the Town of Estes Park's Jobs page. To learn more, visit the Police Department, located at 170 MacGregor Ave., or contact Executive Assistant Peni Barnes at 970-577-3823 or

Police Officers in Estes Park receive training in, and enforce applicable laws and ordinances, patrol the community in an effort to prevent crime, respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, perform traffic control and assist fellow officers, fire and ambulance services.

For additional information about opportunities, salary and benefits, requirements and qualifications, visit the Town of Estes Park current job openings page or contact Peni Barnes at 970-577-3823 or

The position of Community Service Officer is a full-time paid summer internship offered from mid May through mid August. Duties consist of performing foot patrols downtown, assisting citizens and visitors, assisting police, fire and ambulance services, parking enforcement, traffic control and pedestrian safety, special events and parades. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in a career in Law Enforcement, but not required.

For additional information about opportunities, salary and benefits, requirements and qualifications, visit the Town of Estes Park current job openings page.

Emergency Services Dispatchers work in the Estes Park Emergency Communications Center (EPECC) which is an Enhanced 911 center that services the entire Estes Valley for Police, Fire and Medical emergencies and non-emergencies. Dispatchers receive specialized training in Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), receive and transmit all radio traffic to emergency services and maintains contact with emergency services through Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD).

For additional information about opportunities, salary and benefits, requirements and qualifications, visit the Town of Estes Park current job openings page or contact Peni Barnes at 970-577-3823 or

The Estes Park Police Department and Town of Estes Park are extremely grateful to have the assistance of its community members in making the town safer and more successful. The Police Department has a volunteer force of over 100 dedicated community members that work with Police Auxiliary, Front Desk and/or Restorative Justice. See below for additional information about volunteer opportunities with Estes Park Police Department:

Police Auxiliary

The Estes Park Police Auxiliary is an all volunteer unit of extremely dedicated and friendly community members that provide invaluable assistance to the Police Department and the Estes Park community. Auxiliary members are a common sight inside the Police Department and out in the community as they assist with front desk management, conduct traffic control, act as a security presence at special events or large incidents, runs the yearly Blue Santa program, and much more. To learn more about joining the Police Auxiliary contact Captain Corey Pass at 970-577-3828.

Front Desk Volunteers

Front Desk volunteers have the opportunity to help their community and Police Department by working at the front window of the Police Department. Volunteers run the front desk Monday to Friday from 8a.m - 5p.m. and interact with residents, visitors and police employees on a regular basis. Duties include providing information, forms and applications to residents and visitors that come to the window and collecting basic information from people wishing to speak to an officer or report a crime. To learn more about becoming a Front Desk Volunteer contact Peni Barnes at 970-577-3823.

Restorative Justice Volunteers

Restorative Justice circle leaders, community mediators, facilitators, and volunteers play a vital role in the Restorative Justice program.  Volunteering with Restorative Justice gives community members an opportunity not only to assist in solving community problems but also making a positive impact on many people's lives. To learn more about volunteering with Restorative Justice contact Denise Lord at 970-577-3829 or