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 77 commissioned officers, as well as 49 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 into 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 process approximately 11,200 calls for service per month for both Parker and Lone Tree. They also coordinate communications with multiple agencies.
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. Here is the list of employment disqualifiers to be a communications technician.
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 22.14square miles and is located in northern Douglas County, uniquely situated between Colorado's 2 largest cities - Denver and Colorado Springs.
Parker Ranks 2nd in 2020's Best Place to Live - Money Magazine
Second Safest Town more than 50,000 residents 2020 - Safewise
Douglas County Ranks 7th on Nation's Richest County List - Forbes
Douglas County Ranks 4th in Where the Jobs Are - CNN Money