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Police Officer, Shawnee Police Department

11/24/2021 8:46 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The City of Shawnee is currently accepting applications for Certified Police Officers and uncertified Police Officers.  Daily routines require taking calls for service, patrolling to deter and detect crime, investigating crimes and complaints, citing and arresting law violators, preparing and following up on reports and cases, protecting persons and property, and securing and protecting prisoners. When not responding to calls for service, the police officer is expected to use unassigned work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position.

Salary for uncertified Police Officers begins at $21.86 per hour.  The City of Shawnee pays for uncertified officers to attend the Police Academy upon hire.  Certified officers are awarded for a maximum of five years of completed service, up to $27.58 per hour, as well as a $2000 bonus.  All officers are eligible to receive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, KP&F retirement, education reimbursement, vacation, sick, and parental leave, and more.

Minimum Qualifications
    • High School diploma or the equivalent
    • Must be 21 years of age by the date of employment
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record
Applications must be submitted online at https://www.cityofshawnee.org/jobs
For other questions, contact our hiring team at joinspd@cityofshawnee.org or 913-742-6600
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