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Police Officer, Emporia Police Department

01/14/2024 5:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Emporia Police Department is looking for individuals who are looking to “be the change” in our community.  Law enforcement is a fast-paced and exciting career field.  It requires someone to be able to work on their own and in a team environment.  We are looking for new recruits or lateral transfers.  The position of police officer performs duties in the protection of life and property and the preservation of order in the City of Emporia.  This position enforces all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances and assists with investigations.  Patrol duties include enforcing traffic laws, investigation of crimes and accidents, and providing public assistance. This employee will be required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with emergency situations.

As a police officer recruit the starting pay will be $21.42 per hour.  After one year of service, the pay increases to $25.70 per hour.

Patrol Officer pay range - $25.70 to $40.62 per hour.

Master Police Officer after 8 years of law enforcement experience.  Lateral transfer years of service will count towards Master Police Officer.

Master Police Officer pay range – $32.82 to $51.87 per hour.

Lateral transfer pay is based on experience.

12-hour shifts with a built-in 4 hours of overtime per pay period.

Associate’s Degree adds $.50 per hour to pay.

Bachelor’s Degree adds $1 per hour to pay.

Spanish bi-lingual adds $1 per hour to pay.


  • 11 paid holidays.
  • One paid personal day per year.
  • 6 weeks of paid FMLA leave every 2 years.
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month
  • 128 hours per year of vacation
  • Ability to earn 40 hours of compensatory time.
  • Single/family health, vision, and dental insurance available.
  • $25,000 double indemnity life insurance paid by the City.
  • Up to 3 paid funeral days per year.
  • Kansas Police and Fire retirement system.
  • Incentive pay after training benchmarks.
  • Emporia Police Benefit Association membership is available.

Apply at: https://emporiaks.gov/1225/Employment-Opportunities

Printed resumes from the above link can be sent to:

Emporia Police Department

c/o Capt. Ray Mattas
518 Mechanic
Emporia, KS. 66801

Closing Date: 12/31/2024

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