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Chief of Police, Peabody Police Department

02/01/2023 8:14 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The Peabody Police Department has a full time employment vacancy for the Chief  of Police position. The City of Peabody is a progressive community located  approximately 45 miles northeast of Wichita in southwest Marion County, Kansas,  The City of Peabody has excellent schools and some of the most beautiful city  parks in this area of Kansas. Serving a population of approximately 1,000 residents  the Peabody Police Department has 2 full time officers including the Chief of  Police. The Peabody Police Department is reasonable for enforcing all Federal,State and Local laws, along with all city code enforcement as well as investigating  crimes, enforcing traffic regulations, investigating traffic accidents and assisting  the public. 

Type- Full Time 

Salary- DOQ 

Minimum Qualifications 

The successful candidate must be a resident of the State of Kansas. Must have a  High School Diploma or GED equivalency. KLETC certification required. Valid  Kansas Driver’s License or ability to obtain. Above average computer skills. All  Kansas Commission on Peace Officers certification and employment requirements  apply. No Brady/Giglio issues. Successful candidates must pass oral interview,  psychological testing. drug/alcohol screening, criminal history background check  and additional job-related testing. Work schedule requires shift work including  weekends, holidays and court appearances. Peabody Police Department Officers  are expected to work with minimal supervision and self-initiate on all work tasks  identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position and perform  all paperwork tasks in a timely manner. 

Obtaining an Application 

An application can be obtained online at peabodyks.com or at the Peabody City Hall, 300 N. Walnut, Peabody, KS, 66866. Send application, resume and cover letter  to City Clerk, 300 N. Walnut, Peabody, KS 66866. The City of Peabody is an EOE. 


• Day shift 

• Holidays 

• Monday to Friday 

• Night shift 

• On call 

• Overtime 

• Weekend availability

Closing date: March 3, 2023

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