Patrol Corporal - Open to Current Larimer County Sheriff Employees Only

Job ID
Position Type
Full Time - Regular
Hiring Pay/Range
Closing Date
US-CO-Fort Collins



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Performs a variety of complex law enforcement tasks and provides supervisory assistance for the assigned shift. Acts in the absence of first-line supervisor by providing supervision of staff and assuring operations tasks as completed. Provides highly responsible line assistance to assigned supervisor. 

  • Receives general Supervisor or direction from a sergeant or higher-level Supervisor.
  • Exercises indirect and direct supervision over deputies, reserve deputies, civilian employees, volunteers, and inmates as needed.
  • When the sergeant is not on duty, serves in the capacity of first-line Supervisor and assumes the responsibility for the supervision of his/her work group. Provides direct supervision to all assigned officers and direction to other employees, as necessary, throughout the facility; schedules shift personnel; reviews and approves reports; and takes charge of difficult and complex situations.
  • Serves as a lead worker for other employees; answers technical questions regarding operational issues; answers questions regarding other areas as delegated by a Supervisor.
  • Provides input to the Sergeant regarding training needs and performance of lower level personnel.
  • Prepares and reviews documentation of shift activity, reports of unusual incidents observed or emergency situations encountered, or other documentation required as a part of assigned duties.
  • Completes and maintains records, logs, and reports.
  • Conducts criminal investigations and participates in hearings and court cases as assigned; assists officers in preparing reports in cases for trial and may personally appear in court to present evidence and testimony; reviews and approves reports submitted by officers.
  • Analyzes and synthesizes a variety of data concerning agency activities; prepares reports and statistics.
  • Performs duties as Field Training Officer.
  • Provides information to citizens and/or other criminal justice system employees on rules and regulations of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office; preserves good relationships with the general public.
  • Assists in the investigation of complaints against platoon members and reports findings.
  • Performs all line officer duties as a Larimer County officer within assigned area.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.


  • Two years of full-time experience as a sworn law enforcement officer, with at least one year of experience as a Patrol deputy with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.
  • High school diploma or GED, supplemented by specialized training in justice, police science, public administration, or a related field.
  • Currently certified as a peace officer in the State of Colorado.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Colorado driver's license.

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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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