Background Investigations Unit

General Information

The Background Investigator’s responsibility is to conduct and coordinate pre-employment background investigations with the Personnel Unit.  The Background Investigators’ are committed to conducting background investigations in a fair and impartial manner with the goal of hiring the best qualified employees in the interest of public safety.

  • Background Investigations Questionnaire Packet
  • Pre-Computerized Voice Stress Analysis Questionnaire packet
  • Work history check
  • Financial history
  • References
  • NCIC/CCIC
  • Court history
  • Colorado Springs Police and El Paso County Sheriff’s  Office contact history
  • DHS history
  • Computerized Voice Stress Analysis test
  • Applicant home interview (Required for Deputy Sheriff applicants)
  • Interviewing applicants’ neighbors (Required for Deputy Sheriff applicants)
  • Coordinates applicants’ physical exams (Required for Deputy Sheriff applicants)
  • Coordinates Drug Screening (all applicants)
  • Administers psychological computerized exams (Results are exclusive to Staff Psychologist)
  • Coordinates applicants’ psychological interview with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Staff Psychologist (Required for Deputy Sheriff applicants)
     

The Background Investigators are committed to conducting background investigations in a fair and impartial manner with the goal of hiring the best qualified employees in the interest of public safety.