Patrol/Investigations Sergeant - Open to Current Larimer County Sheriff Employees Only

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Full Time - Regular
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Directs field and office operations for an assigned unit. Performs a variety of specific unit and administrative duties.

  • Receives general supervision from higher level sworn personnel.
  • Exercises direct and indirect supervision over other assigned sworn and non-sworn personnel.
  • Assigns, directs, and supervises activities of assigned staff, ensuring adherence to established policies, procedures, and standards; administers or makes recommendations for routine personnel matters affecting subordinates, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, assigning work, scheduling work hours, granting leave, appraising performance, disciplining, and submitting such records and reports as required by County policies and procedures.
  • Assists officers in preparing reports in cases for trial and may personally appear in court to present evidence and testimony; reviews reports submitted by officers.
  • Analyzes and synthesizes a variety of data concerning Divisional activities; prepare reports and statistics.
  • Establishes and maintains lines of communication with internal and external elements of the Jail Division and keeps management appraised as to matters of significance.
  • Performs the duties of Field Training Officer (FTO).
  • Reads and comprehends legal and non-legal documents, including the processing of such documents as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons, and other legal writs and court documents.
  • Maintains discipline and ensures that agency rules and policies are followed.
  • Evaluates training needs of subordinates; researches and designs training programs; conducts in-service training; maintains related records and reports.
  • Prepares and reviews reports of shift activity.
  • Exercises direct, first-level supervision of positions, employees, operations, and activities within the assigned unit; may include coordinating staff training, assigning and reviewing work, participating in the interview and selection process, making recommendations impacting pay, status, and disciplinary action, evaluating performance independently or in conjunction with a higher-level supervisor/manager, and approving time off.
  • Testifies and presents evidence in court.
  • Confers with prosecutors and maintains contact with other law enforcement agencies.
  • Assists in budget preparation and administration.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.


  • Supervises and assumes responsibility for patrol activities during an assigned shift; makes decisions in emergency and stressful situations.
  • Participates in all normal patrol activities, including enforcing local and state laws, providing aid, making arrests, and transporting suspects.
  • Investigates citizen complaints against investigations personnel and report findings.
  • Supervises and personally participates in investigations, including the gathering of evidence, questioning of witnesses, and apprehension of suspects.
  • Provides information to citizens regarding general legal procedures as necessary.
  • Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes in the apprehension of offenders.


  • Police methods and procedures including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation, and identification techniques, civil procedures and processes, Jail procedures, and police records and reports.
  • Criminal law with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining to the search and seizure, and preservation and presentation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases.
  • Operates an emergency vehicle.


  • Four years of full-time experience as a sworn law enforment officer with at least. two years of experience as a Corporal or Investiagtor in the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.
  • High school diploma or GED, supplemented by specialized training in administration of justice, police science, public administration, or a related field. Must have the equivalent of 60 college semester hours.
  • Currently certified as a peace officer in the State of Colorado.
  • Current Firearms Qualification.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certifications by date of hire.

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Other Information to Note: 

  • This posting is only open to current Larimer County Sheriff's Office Employees.
  • All application componenets must be submitted by 10:00 PM MT on the closing date listed.
  • Posting salary is based off of the 2017 Step Plan.


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