Photo Enforcement Technician

ID# 001999

Colorado Springs, CO
United States

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Photo Enforcement Technician

CSPD (Colorado Springs Police Department) seeks a Photo Enforcement Technician to enforce compliance with posted speed limits and red-light traffic control devices through the use and review of the photo red system in order to identify offenders.

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Use Verra Photo Red System to research vehicles and owners of vehicles for identification purposes
  • Use a variety of law enforcement databases to locate current contact information for suspected violators
  • Maintain tracking of suspected violators to ensure payments are made
  • Initiate phone contact with violators that have not paid their summons before the deadline
  • Resolve concerns violators may have about the photo red citation
  • Prepare actionable reports from current data for Officers so they can physically serve a summons to suspected violators that have not paid by the deadline
We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

Knowledge of:
  • Basic police department procedures and protocol
  • Modern office equipment including computers and supporting software
  • Investigative practices and law enforcing databases
Ability to:
  • Communicate with suspected violators
  • Communicate with the public, law enforcement, and outside agencies
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships

Successful candidate will have
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two years of law enforcement experience directly related to investigative work
  • Possess, or obtain within three months of hire, the following certifications: Colorado Bureau of Investigation, National Criminal Information Center/Colorado Criminal Information Center, CJIS (Criminal Justice Information System), and Colorado CourtLink certifications
Ideal candidates will also have
  • Prior experience as a certified peace officer
  • Experience in law enforcement data bases
  • Investigative experience in locating offenders
Additional Information

The job offer will be contingent upon successful completion of a polygraph examination, extensive background check, and other pre-employment assessments.

Applicants that have used marijuana or CBD products within 18 months from the date of their application submission will not be eligible for hire. More information about the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Marijuana Use Policy can be found at

NOTE: This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

The City does not sponsor applicants for work visas. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States.

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