Communications Recruitment

The Parker Police Department is a full-service, suburban Police Department organized into three major areas: Operations, Administration and Office of Professional Standards. The Department has 65 commissioned officers, as well as 36 full- or part-time non-commissioned personnel.

The Communications Section is critical to the operations of the Parker Police Department. Incidents generally begin and end with the
communications technician. Communications technicians are often called the “True First Responders.”

The Communications Section provides 24-hour emergency services to the residents of Parker and Lone Tree. The staff is trained to handle numerous emergencies and non-emergencies that are called in to the Police Department every day. They utilize multi-tasking skills by monitoring up to ten computer screens, while answering multiple incoming phone calls and transmitting over the radio simultaneously. Communications processes approximately 9,200 calls for service per month for both Parker and Lone Tree. They also coordinate communications with multiple agencies.
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Benefits

The Town of Parker offers full-time employees a benefits package after 30 days of employment. The generous benefits package includes: medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, life and AD&D insurance, voluntary term life insurance, 401(a) retirement plan, 457 retirement plan, holiday pay, vacation, sick leave, educational assistance program, employee assistance program and a family membership to the Parker Recreation Center and/or Fieldhouse.

Town of Parker


The Town of Parker has experienced tremendous growth in the past few years, yet still retains much of its small Town character and open space. With a spectacular view of the Rocky Mountains, Parker's home on the edge of Colorado's prairie and its convenience to the Denver metropolitan area have made our community a popular place to live and work. The Town of Parker encompasses 20.8 square miles and is located in northern Douglas County, uniquely situated between Colorado's 2 largest cities - Denver and Colorado Springs.

Community Highlights


  • Parker Ranks 12th in 2013's Best Place to Live - CNN Money Magazine
  • Parker Ranks 47th Safest City in America for 2013 - NeighborhoodScout
  • Douglas County Ranks 7th on Nation's Richest County List - Forbes
  • Douglas County Ranks 4th in Where the Jobs Are - CNN Money

Community Snapshot


  • Population: 51,023
  • Trade Area Population: 131,418
  • Median Age: 34.6
  • Median Household Income: $97,824
  • Number of Households: 17,841
  • Median Home Value: $440,000