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Chief of Police, Lyons Police Department

The City of Lyons, population just over 3,500 is seeking qualified applicants for a full time Police Chief. Interested applicants must be willing to work a flexible schedule as needed which may include nights, weekends and holidays. Will be responsible for supervising up to 5 full time officers, 3 part time officers, 1 animal control officer and 6 crossing guards. Uniforms are provided along with an equipment allowance. Continuing education training is encouraged. We are looking for an energetic, community service driven individual who is a self-starter and takes initiative to get the job done.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Salary Commensurate with Experience.


High School Diploma or GED, Valid Drivers License, Graduate from the KLETC, prefer six or more years of law enforcement experience with three or more years of supervisory experience.  Candidate must be able to pass a physical exam, drug screen and background check.


Applications may be obtained by contacting the Lyons City office at 620-257-2320 or by emailing Sandy Taverner at staverner@lyonsks.org.  The City of Lyons is an EOE.  This position will be open until filled.

CLOSING DATE:  07/01/2018