Police Department Employment Opportunities

Next Testing Opportunity: 

Application Closes: October 4th, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Physical Test: Monday and Tuesday, October 11th and 12th, 2021

Wyoming POST Entry Level Exam: Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

Oral Boards: Wednesday, October 13th through Friday, October 15th, 2021

Consider the Laramie Police Department as your law enforcement career choice. Email Sergeant Paul Wick or download the Laramie Police Department Application for more information. For the City of Laramie application and application information for non-sworn positions, visit the "How to Apply" page.

Want to learn more about becoming a Police Officer or a Law Enforcement Dispatcher?

                          Text JOINLPD to 307-248-7566

Benefits of Working in Laramie

Live in the great West as it used to be while working in a state-of-the-art and highly progressive law enforcement agency. Enjoy an exceptional quality of life in a thriving mid-sized college community, home to the University of Wyoming, Laramie Community College, and the WyoTech Institute. Go downhill skiing at mountains within a 30 to 40 minute drive from the center of town. Enjoy easy access and a short commute to snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, and hiking. Take a road trip to the Denver metro are within 2 hours, Cheyenne or Fort Collins within 1 hour, or Steamboat Springs in less than 3 hours.

Department Employment Opportunities

  • Sworn officer / patrol and specialty assignment positions:
    • Bomb Squad
    • Crime prevention officer
    • Detectives
    • Instructor in a wide variety of disciplines
    • School resource officer
    • Special Response Team (SRT) SWAT
    • Traffic officer
    • Training officer

Non-sworn positions:

  • Administrative support
  • Animal shelter assistants
  • Community service officers – General assignment and Animal Control
  • Dispatcher
  • Evidence technician
  • Records specialist