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Silt Police Department

The Silt Police Dept serves the Town of Silt located along I-70 in Western Colorado. With a population of 3,600 residents, our officers take pride in proactive policing through community involvement and enforcement through education.

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Our Mission

The Silt Police Department’s mission is to serve our community by reducing crime, protecting life, liberty, property, and defending the constitutional rights of all people with compassion, fairness, integrity, and professionalism.

Our Vision

The Silt Police Department will provide the highest quality police services to our community and partner with our community to identify and resolve problems.  We will constantly evaluate and improve our efforts to enhance public safety and improve the quality of life for the citizens and visitors of the Town of Silt.

We vow to fulfill this vision by being efficient, innovative, and progressive in our mission to keep the community safe and conducive to learning. We will do this with empathy, compassion, and a conscientious respect for the diverse community we serve.  We will execute our duties in an impartial, ethical, and professional manner.  We will strive to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding in all that we do.

Our Core Values

PROFESSIONALISM: We strive for excellence in our dedication to duty and our quality of service by adhering to the highest standards of the police profession.
INTEGRITY: We exhibit honesty and character through ethical conduct and moral behavior in our personal and professional lives.
COMPASSION: We treat every person with respect, and we demonstrate an empathetic understanding in our efforts to serve them.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for our performance and conduct; individually, to each other, our department, our government, and our community.
COMMITMENT: We strive for excellence, accountability and effectiveness in our performance.
INCLUSIVENESS: We know that every person, especially persons of differing religious backgrounds, ethnicities and sexual orientations, possesses valuable insight and leadership potential through their diverse experience and that experience is celebrated and valued.


Silt VALE Victim Assistance

Victim & Witness Assistance (VALE)

Crime Victims and their families may be eligible from the Town of Silt Victim and Witness Assistance and Law Enforcement Board (VALE) for financial loss resulting from violent crimes and property crimes. Funds for the VALE program comes from fines collected by the Town of Silt Municipal Court. Persons who are convicted of ordinance or traffic violations are assessed a surcharge in addition to their fines. These surcharge funds are used to help crime victims and the Silt Police Department.

Town of Silt

Code Enforcement Information

Welcome to life in the beautiful little town of Silt, Colorado. If you are a new resident, or have questions about our Municipal Code, this information can help answer some of your questions, offer solutions to problems between neighbors, offer advice on how to keep your property as well as our Town neat, clean, beautiful, safe and healthy, and direct you to someone who has answers to questions not found here.

OHV in Town of Silt Colorado

Off-Highway Vehicles on Town Streets

The Town of Silt allows for Off-Highway Vehicles (OHVs) including ATV’s, dirt bikes and side-by-sides to be operated under certain conditions within the Town of Silt, but excluding Hwy 6 (Main St) and River Frontage Rd. Learn more about the rules and regulations governing the operation of OHV’s within the Town of Silt here.

Community Events

The Silt Police Department takes great pride in our community policing and outreach programs. Officers participate in several community events per year, including:

Silt Police Bicycle Rodeo

Bicycle Rodeo

Each year, Silt Police host a bicycle rodeo for children in the community. At the event, we teach kids how to ride bikes and give children bicycles donated through the generosity of Walmart.
Silt Police Shop With A Cop

Shop with a Cop

Silt Police partners with neighboring agencies to provide disadvantaged children in our community a special day of holiday shopping made possible by the generosity of local businesses and residents.
Silt Police Coffee With A Cop

Coffee with a Cop

Officers with Silt Police will occasionally host Coffee with a Cop at local coffee shops to provide the public an inviting forum to meet our officers and speak with them about community topics.

Meet Our Team

Honor & Integrity, Dedication & Expertise.

Chief Mike Kite

Mike Kite

Police Chief

Lieutenant Matt Gronbeck

Matthew Gronbeck


Corporal Hixson

Michael Hixson


Detective Carrillo

Roxana Carrillo


Silt Police Officer Martin

Nick Martin

Police Officer

Silt Police Officer Farnham

Terran Farnham

Police Officer

Officer Morrison

Amber Morrison

Police Officer

Officer Calvin Portwood

Calvin Portwood

Police Officer

Officer Tessa Berry

Tessa Berry

Police Officer

Officer Kerbs

Eric Kerbs

Police Officer

CSO Waganer

Angelo Waganer

Community Service Officer

Amber Lehr

Amber Lehr

Community Service Officer / Evidence Technician

Silt Town Clerk McIntyre

Sheila McIntyre

Municipal Court Clerk

Silt Records Clerk Stewart

Hope Stewart

Administrative Assistant

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Silt Police Employment Opportunities

Your Career in Law Enforcement Should Start with Silt Police Dept. Here is why…

Silt Police Hiring Colorado

CLETA Police Academy Sponsorship Available

In addition to paying for your Police Academy, we’ll also pay you while you’re attending!

Benefits & Pay

We offer competitive benefits and pay, and an excellent pension.

POST Certified Police Officer pay range: $31.20 to $38/hour dependent on experience
Academy Trainee starting pay: $27/hr. Pay increase upon graduation and again upon completion of FTO to $31.20/hr
Take-home Patrol Vehicle
FPPA Pension with 7% Employer match
13 Paid Holidays & 3 Paid Mental Health Days per year in addition to Vacation & Sick Time
Spanish Bilingual Pay $1/hr extra
Employer-paid Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability & More
Longevity Award paid starting Year 1
Wellness Benefit ($600/yr towards anything Wellness-related)
On-call pay paid at 1 hour per shift (3 hour on-call period + Overtime pay if called)
Extensive Training Opportunities
Collateral Duty Opportunities (SWAT, Academy Instructor, etc.)
Overtime Opportunities
Gym Membership to Anytime Fitness
Paid Membership to Ramsey SmartDollar & Financial Peace University
Helpful Information for Applicants
Current Openings
No Openings Currently

Submit an application to be added to an eligibility list; we will contact you when a vacancy occurs

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