Under the supervision of the Chief of Police the Police Officer shall be a uniformed officer and conduct highly responsible law enforcement work under general direction to create and maintain a safe City in an ordinally fashion. The Lyons Police Department works 12-hour shifts with every other weekend off to have 24-hour coverage in the City.
Certified Officers start at $19.23 - $24.03 an hour Depending on qualifications. Non-Certified Start at $17.30-19.23 Depending on qualifications. Great Benefits including vacation, sick leave, KPERS retirement, and insurance.
Be knowledgeable of all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
Investigates suspicious conditions, Citizen complaints, traffic accidents, and traffic enforcement.
Knowledgeable of the court system and presentation of evidence in court proceedings.
Type and submit incident reports to the county attorney as well as to local law enforcement agencies.
Assist with developing and implementing various safety strategies and plans.
Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with others.
Attends schools and seminars to maintain proficiency and certifications.
Responds to emergencies and critical incidents such as fire alarms, medical emergencies, altercations,
threats of violence etc. for the purpose of confining, resolving, or preventing injury or otherwise
Must be willing to work a highly flexible schedule based on case load and needs of the department.
Must be able to work shift work
High school diploma or GED required. Commissioned as a law enforcement officer. Requires graduation from law enforcement training center (K.L.E.T.C. Certification) and 40 hours of continuing education training annually.
United States Citizen
21-years of age at time of appointment
No Felony, domestic violence or serious misdemeanor offenses
Possess a valid Kansas driver's license
Open Until Filled
Chief Justin Holliday
1344 W. Main
Lyons, KS 67554
Lyons City HR Director Jennifer Wood
201 W. Main
Lyons, Ks 67554