Mission Statement

The Colorado Mounted Rangers is a statutorily authorized, unpaid auxiliary unit providing assistance to law enforcement agencies, emergency management, fire-fighting, emergency medical service, and search-and-rescue agencies statewide.

Contributors & Sponsors

We would like to thank the following for their generous support of the Colorado Mounted Rangers!

- Anschutz Foundation
- Grainger 214
- North American Rescue
- Newmont Mining
- NRA Foundation
- Torch Help
- Bellco Foundation
- ExxonMobil
- Platte Valley Medical

You can support CMR by using this link when you shop at Amazon!

If you shop at King Soopers or Safeway, you can purchase a gift card which can be refilled over and over to generate a 5% donation to CMR that costs you nothing!  Use our ticket system to inquire about this program.

Thank you.

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Crime Prevention

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Attend this 4-hour, national crime prevention and personal safety seminar to learn safety tips and techniques to help you avoid dangerous situations where you may become a victim.


Become a Ranger

Being a Ranger is one of the most rewarding endeavors available to men and women in Colorado!

Scroll down on this page to review the requirements and application procedure.




Your First Step:  Fill out a simple webform then attend a Troop Meeting!

Attendance at a Troop meeting is usually the best way to learn more about CMR and the application process.  To attend a Troop meeting, your first step is to fill out a brief webform.  Please include some basic information about yourself, your occupation, background, experience and why you are interested in becoming a Ranger.  You will then be contacted by a Ranger from the selected Troop who will provide you with additional information to include the meeting location and your next steps in the process.

There is no obligation when you attend a Troop meeting as a guest!

CLICK HERE to visit the new Colorado Rangers (CLER) website where you will find a Recruit Inquiry Form.



Rangers are sworn to support the Constitution and laws of the United States, the Constitution and laws of the State of Colorado and they serve in an armed capacity as law enforcement auxiliaries.

Eligibility & Requirements

1. At least 21 years of age at time of appointment.

2. U.S. citizen or legal resident.

3. High school diploma or equivalent.

4. Valid U.S. Drivers License or state issued ID Card. Valid car insurance for drivers.

5. No felony convictions; no misdemeanor crimes against persons, e.g., assault, domestic violence, theft, etc.; no habitual driving offenses, e.g., multiple speeding tickets within a 12 month period, recent reckless driving, etc. If candidate has prior military service; no military Court Martial Convictions, dishonorable discharge, discharge for mental/behavioral disorder, or “Other than Honorable” military DD214. No illegal drug use. Medical Marijuana (MMJ) and Recreational Marijuana (RMJ) are considered illegal by federal law and their use is not conducive to service in the Mounted Rangers.

6. Complete an extensive background check, to include:

a) Verifiable personal and professional references.

b) Residence history.

c) Work experience.

7. Complete post-conditional psychological screening.

8. Results from a polygraph screening may also be considered


Ranger Edward Bell

End of Watch 16 Oct 1922

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Become a Ranger

Are you looking for a unique and rewarding way to serve your community and the citizens of Colorado? 

Do you have LE, Fire, EMS, SAR, OEM or Military experience and/or an interest in these service areas?

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