• Contact Information

    Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Recruiting

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Contact Us

    800 Jefferson County Pkwy.
    Attn: Recruiting
    Golden, CO 80401

  • Reserve Program


    Who We Are

    The reserves volunteer their time and talents to help the sheriff's office deliver its day-to-day law enforcement services and to assist during emergencies. All reserve deputies are required to maintain the same high standards of conduct required of any deputy sheriff.


    To apply for a reserve position, you must meet these minimum qualifications:

    • Be 21 years of age
    • Have no felony convictions
    • Submit to background check
    • Be a high school graduate
    • Submit to medical and psychological tests
    • Possess a valid Colorado driver's license
    • Possess qualities of honesty, maturity, self-discipline and sound judgment
    • Able to perform essential job functions
    • Approved candidates will attend a 300-hour reserve sheriff's academy.


    What We Do

    Reserves are given a variety of assignments such as:

    • Patrol and law enforcement duties
    • Neighborhood speed trailer deployment
    • Prisoner/fugitive extraditions
    • Crime-prevention presentations
    • Bicycle and mounted-patrol duties
    • Search and rescue
    • Crime scene security
    • Detention and civil operations


    To Apply

    Fill out the online 'Special Programs Volunteer' application on the search jobs and apply online webpage. If you have questions, contact the training and recruiting section at 303-271-5332.