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Police Officer, Emporia Police Department

Excellence, Pride, and Dedication are the core values the Emporia Police Department are built on.  Our mission is to provide the highest quality of police services to our citizens and visitors to Emporia.
The Emporia Police Department has always been the organization that sets standards for Police work excellence. Our team members stay up to date in training and have opportunities to advance in the areas of Domestic Terrorism, Special Tactical Response, Bike Patrol, Narcotics/Vice, just to name a few. At the City of Emporia’s Police Department, you will work with some of the most talented and dedicated people in public service along with an Administration that is committed to a strong, dedicated and diverse workforce.  That’s why we offer a competitive compensation package that includes: All uniforms and equipment provided, competitive salary, medical, dental and life insurance plans, Kansas Police & Fire Retirement, deferred comp retirement plan options, paid time off for holidays, vacation, personal time and sick leave, Employee Assistance, gym reimbursements, and an array of other voluntary benefit options

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY: $35,235.20 - $39,483.20


All applicants need to meet the following qualifications. High School diploma or equivalent, U.S. Citizen, Possess a valid driver's license, 21 years of age on the date of testing, resided within Lyon or a surrounding county, Must not have been convicted of a felony crime or a crime involving domestic violence. Must pass the written and physical test, background investigation, polygraph, psychological evaluation, physical, and drug screen.


Visit our website WWW.EMPORIA-KANSAS.GOV, click on the EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES tab at the bottom of the homepage, complete a profile, and complete an application for a police officer. You may also complete an application on www.hrepartners.com (search for The City of Emporia)
The City of Emporia is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to ensure all employees a discrimination-free workplace and have a strong commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunities.  We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.
For information about this career please contact Lt Kevin Risley at krisley@emporia-kansas.gov or 620-341-4344.

CLOSING DATE:  12/30/2018