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Now Accepting Applications for a Full-Time Police Officer

The testing process consists of a physical fitness test at the NHPSTC entry level physical fitness standard.  All applicants will be subject to a full background investigation including polygraph, medical and drug testing, and psychological exams. Applications must be made through GENERAL DUTIES Thornton Police Officers perform a variety of assignments including but not […]

Accepting Applications for a Certified Police Officer

THE THORNTON POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE CONDUCTING TESTING FOR A CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER POSITION. A bonus of $5,000 will be payable upon hire to the successful candidate who enters into a minimum two year employment contract.  A bonus of $10,000 will be payable upon hire to the successful candidate who enters into a minimum three […]

Visit Our New Employment Page

We are happy to announce that we now have an employment page! Moving forward, all of our available positions will be posted there, rather than on the home page. You can also find a link to the page in our menu under ‘Contact Us’. Bookmark it, and check back often!

New Police Chief at Thornton Police Department

Please join us in welcoming our New Chief of Police, Kenneth Miller.  Chief Miller took the Oath of Office on Friday, April 28, 2017.  His first day with the Police Department is May 1, 2017.  Welcome Chief Miller to the community and congratulations on your appointment.  Please feel free to stop in at the police […]

Requesting Accident Reports

In response to a recent policy change occurring at Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles, traffic crash reports also known as “accident reports” will no longer be available for release to the public and insurance companies by the Thornton Police Department effective immediately.  The reports, and the information contained therein is deemed proprietary by […]

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