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Police Officer, Liberal Police Department

The City of Liberal, KS is accepting applications for Police Officer. Liberal is also looking for certified officers looking to advance their career as a Police Officer, Detective, or a School Resource Officer.  There are other special units available such as the Special Response team, Drug task force, Motorcycle Unit, and others.   This is a full time position with an excellent benefit package which includes: Kansas Police & Fire Retirement (KP&F), paid health/dental/vision, sick leave, holidays, vacation, uniforms, equipment, and Fitness Center Benefits. Whether you are beginning a career in law enforcement or you are an experienced officer looking for an opportunity to advance your career, the Liberal Police Department will provide you with opportunity, equipment and training to help you obtain your goals while safeguarding the public.

TYPE:  Full Time


Pay scale ranges from $36,244.00 to $52929.50 annually, depending upon education and experience. Certification Incentive: Upon completion of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. The City of Liberal will reimburse new employees for moving expenses, not to exceed $500.


Must be a United States Citizen, 21 years old by the time of hire, High School diploma or GED, satisfy all requirements as set forth in K.S.A. 74-5605, valid driver's license, must pass an extensive background check, interview board, written aptitude test, psychological test, keyboarding test, vision and hearing standards, polygraph exam, physical exam and drug screen. No conviction, diversion, or expungement of DUI within the past five years.

Residency Requirements

Must reside within 35 driving miles of Liberal, this includes the Oklahoma Panhandle.


Contact Captain Jared Ratzlaff at 620-626-0594 or jared.ratzlaff@liberalpd.org.

CLOSING DATE:  12/31/2018