How do I find lost property?

The release of all property and evidence is by appointment only on specific days. The designated days for release will be Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Individuals are encouraged to call 970.879.4344 or 970.879.1144 to make an appointment for the release of property/evidence.

After an appointment has been secured, please arrive at the main entrance of the Combined Law Enforcement Facility, 2027 Shield Drive. Inform the Steamboat Springs Police Front Desk that you have an appointment with the Evidence Technician, and they’ll do the rest.

Contact the Steamboat Springs Police evidence technician at 970-879-4344, ext 122 or check the current list of Found Property.

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1. How do I apply to be a police officer?
We are seeking the following qualifications

  • High moral standards and a high degree of integrity 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Dedication to public safety 
  • Emotional stability and ability to deal successfully with stress 
  • Aptitude for police and investigative work
  • Must be 21 years or older at the time of employment;
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State driver's license without record of suspension or revocation in any State;
  • No felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories;
  • Applicants must be currently certifiable by the State of Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training Board

 A Certified Police Officer is an individual currently Colorado P.O.S.T. certified or out-of-state transfer eligible. 

All supplemental questions must be answered for your application to be considered. Our hiring process is selective and we are proud of the high level of professionalism and quality of team members we hire. 

To join our team, you must be available for the following:

  • Ride-Along
  • Written Exam
  • Physical Fitness Test Using Cooper Single Norms
  • Oral Interviews

If successful, the next steps are:

  • Job Suitability Evaluation
  • Background Investigation
  • Chief’s Interview

This position is open until all positions are filled.  An eligibility list may be created from this process.

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