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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 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.


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.


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

CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled