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Introducing Arvada Events Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

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May 2016, ARVADA, CO….. Arvada’s Hospitality Division is now Arvada Events! Since 1992, the City of Arvada’s Hospitality Division (Arvada Banquets) has been providing catering services and event venue spaces for corporate events, meetings, seminars, galas, weddings, and more....

Arvada Among Partners Honored by DRCOG for Specialty Data Collection Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

May 3, 2016, Arvada, CO…….. The Planimetric Data Group received a Distinguished Service Award from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) at DRCOG’s annual awards celebration April 27. The Planimetric Data Group formed when DRCOG embarked on an ambitious and...

Tree Branch Drop-off Concluded Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

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The City's temporary tree limb drop off program concluded on April 30, 2016. For information on general waste disposal, please visit There you will find our recycling guide (which includes information on tree waste) and contact information for the...

Join Our Team Updated
About / Jobs / Working for the Arvada Police Department

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Are you tired of the same old 9-5 job with no room for advancement or sense of accomplishment?  Do you have a strong desire to be a part of something bigger and more challenging? Do you feel a deep desire to be part of a team whose mission is to help the community both individually and as a...

Financial Management Updated
About / Development in Arvada / Organization

Since 1981, AURA has been acquiring land, investing in property, improving infrastructure while increasing its financial stability through strategic bond financing, land sales and attracting quality businesses.  Through prudent financial investments and mechanisms, AURA remains financially...

Training Updated
About / Jobs / Working for the Arvada Police Department

    Academy Training Candidates who are offered employment and are not certified as a Peace Officer in the State of Colorado will attend a police academy at the expense of the department in the position of Police Recruit. Recruits who fail any component of the academy training or the...

Selection Process Updated
About / Jobs / Working for the Arvada Police Department

The selection process will include the steps listed below. All candidates will be notified following completion of each phase of the process whether or not they have been selected to continue in the process. The candidates will receive an email from Human Resources.  You will...

Requirements Updated
About / Jobs / Working for the Arvada Police Department

    Age: 21 years of age minimum Education: Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university (final semester college seniors are eligible to apply).  If your degree was obtained outside the United States or outside a US territory, an...

Arvada Police Receive $875,000 Department of Justice Grant Updated
About / News and Events / Public Safety

  Assessors impressed with “Innovative” Arvada Agency   Arvada, Colorado May 5, 2016 – The Arvada Police Department has received an $875,000 grant from the Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program.  Arvada was one of 17...

Arvada Police Department History Updated
About / Our Community / History

The Arvada Police Department’s history reflects a tradition in excellence, with delivering quality service being the top priority of members of the department. Founded in 1940s, the department began its operation with a chief and deputy chief. In addition to responding to calls for service,...