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Police Officer, North Newton Police Department

04/22/2023 6:55 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The North Newton Police Department is accepting applications for community-oriented individuals to fill a full-time Police Officer position.   The City of North Newton is a small, progressive community with a private, 4 year college.  North Newton is located along I-135 and 20 miles north of Wichita.  The community enjoys small-town environment with big city amenities a short drive away.

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Chief of Police, the Police Officer performs duties in the protection of life and property and the preservation of order in the City of North Newton. The officer in this position enforces all federal, state and local laws in accordance with departmental rules and regulations. Patrol duties include enforcing traffic laws, investigation of crimes and accidents, and providing public assistance. This officer will be required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with emergency conditions. The officer will be required to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends and special events as assigned.

 Position Requirements:  

  • Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years of age by the application date.
  • Possession of a valid KS driver’s license.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must not have committed, been convicted of, had a conviction expunged for or been placed on diversion by any state or federal agency for a felony crime.  No felony or domestic violence convictions, and no other convictions that would violate the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Act.  Applicants with Brady/Giglio issues will not be considered.
  • KLETC certification or completion of KLETC training within one year from hire date.
  • Applicants must be able to pass an oral interview, and thorough background investigation.
  • Residency required within 30 miles of the North Newton City limits, however, residency is encouraged within the North Newton City limits.

Benefits Include:

  • Employee/Family Health Insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance is offered by employer.
  • Life insurance policy paid 100% by employer.
  • Sick leave, vacation, and KPERS.
  • Uniforms and equipment are all provided, including Taser, duty weapon with red dot optic, and Bodycam.
  • Vehicles are equipped with Mobile Data Terminals.
  • Custom-fit outer carrier ballistic are vests provided after the completion of a probationary period.

Salary Range:   $19.90-$26.22

Apply on INDEED or download an application and return it to 

Chief Randy Jordan
North Newton Police Department
2601 N Main
P.O. Box 87
North Newton, KS 67117

Call 316-283-3191 with questions

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