MAKING AURORA SAFER EVERYDAY
Aurora Police Department
The Aurora Police Department is committed to maintaining and improving peace, order
We are looking for community-oriented men and women from a variety of experiences and backgrounds. Starting salary for entry-level police officers is $53,713 with officers reaching top pay at $86,287. We have many opportunities at the Aurora Police Department from being a School Resource Officer (SRO) to being a part of our Emergency Response Team (ERT).
Learn more about becoming an entry-level Police Officer
In order to apply as a Lateral Police
Learn more about our the lateral requirements, process and lateral opportunities here.
A civilian career in law enforcement is a great alternative to serving as a sworn police officer. The Aurora Police Department offers civilian positions within communications, records, crime analyst, property, crime lab and administrative assistants. All of these positions are a core component in making the police department a better place. Civilian members of the department have the opportunity to give back to the community and still work in the law enforcement field.
Aurora Fire Department
The Aurora Fire Department has 15 fire stations serving an
Due to the size and ongoing growth of Aurora, there are endless opportunities to work in different areas and expand your skill set and grow your career. Our progressive Fire Department offers 4-person staffing, a supportive maternity leave policy, peer support, and ongoing fire training and emergency medical training.
Entry-level candidates can expect to go through the application process, pass a video-based test, provide a personal history statement, pass a job suitability test, polygraph test, psychological testing, background screening and a physical exam. All candidates must have a current CPAT card.
Lateral-entry candidates will go through the application process, submit a personal history statement, pass
a polygraph test, job suitability test, background screening, physical fitness assessment and exam,
All successful candidates must complete a 14-week intensive fire academy, followed by a 9-month probationary period. Successful candidates who attend paramedic school will have school paid for by the department and will earn continuing education hours.