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Police Officer, Lyons Police Department

04/22/2023 7:06 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

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.

Salary Range: 

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.

Essential Functions: 

  • 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
    hazardous situations. 

  • 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. 

Additional Requirements:

  • 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
e-mail:  PD505@lyonsks.org


Lyons City HR Director Jennifer Wood
201 W. Main
Lyons, Ks 67554
e-mail:  humanresources@lyonsks.org

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