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Police Officer, North Newton Police Department

The City of North Newton Kansas is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Under the supervision of the Chief of Police, the Police Officer protects the life and property of citizens within the City of North Newton by enforcing all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Police Officer performs preventative patrol duties, enforces traffic laws, investigates crimes and accidents, and provides citizen assistance and other duties as required. 


North Newton is a unique community-oriented small town dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all its residents. Government services are provided in a friendly and efficient manner, taxes are reasonable, and the physical environment is respected. Citizens are encouraged to voice their views on common issues.


The North Newton Police Department is a progressive organization that is focused on achieving excellence through professionalism. North Newton is a vibrant community which offers a great family environment and a comprehensive salary/benefits package.  This represents an excellent opportunity for an individual who desires the highest degree of professional development while serving a dynamic community as a member of an energetic team.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  $20+


Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 21 years of age, of good moral character, have a valid driver's license, and possess a high school diploma or GED. Some college credit or law enforcement certification preferred. Selected applicants may be invited to participate in written testing and a panel interview. Successful candidates must pass a thorough background investigation, physical ability testing, psychological exam, polygraph, and must possess excellent communication and public relation skills as well as problem solving ability. The City of North Newton is an equal opportunity employer.


A resume, cover letter, and completed City of North Newton application should be submitted to Deputy Chief of Police, Jim Bethards, no later than April 09, 2018 at North Newton Police Department. P.O. Box 87, North Newton, KS 67117.  NNPD Applications may be obtained on The City of North Newton website: http://www.northnewton.org or pick up in person from North Newton City Hall, 2601 N Main North Newton KS.  Position is open until filled

CLOSING DATE:  04/09/2018