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Chief of Police, Medicine Lodge Police Department

The City of Medicine Lodge, Kansas (population 2,009), Police Department, is seeking a qualified leader in law enforcement to be its next Police Chief. Medicine Lodge, the gateway to the beautiful Gyp Hills, is a growing community located in south central Kansas. The Police Department operates with five full time employees. The Police Chief is appointed by the Mayor.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY: 

Salary range is $45,000 to $55,000 annually with an excellent benefit package, including uniforms, vacation, sick leave, KPERS, medical and dental insurance and utility benefit.  Employment contract available. EOE.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or related field is preferred but not required. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a sworn police officer is required. Proven administrative, financial, operational and organizational skills are preferred, along with public relations and community policing experience.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION: 

Resumes can be e-mailed to City Clerk Kandi Williams at kandi@medicinelodge.ks.gov.

CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled