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Police Officer Trainee
Paducah Police Dept - Paducah, Kentucky

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$37,927.00 annual
$43,551.00 annual
Top Pay:
$47,600.00 annual

Job Description

Patrol Officers conduct routine and specialized patrol functions, protect lives and property, secure crime scenes and evidence, and conduct misdemeanor and felony investigations.

Additional Information

Newly hired officers must attend and graduate from the 18-week Department of Criminal Justice Training Academy in Richmond, Ky., and subsequently complete a 15 week post academy training program.

Benefits: ·11 Paid Holidays ·15 days vacation 1st year increasing with years of service ·Health Insurance with $8500 annual city allocation for 2010 ·Wellness program including access to health club ·Annual uniform allowance ·Take home car program ·Retire at 25 years of service ·$37,927 per year starting pay ·$39,985 at 1 year anniversary ·$3,100 per year incentive pay after Academy graduation

Job Requirements

  • Age: Minimum age is 21
  • Education: Varies
  • Experience: Varies

All Applicants Must: ·Have earned 30 credit hours from a secondary school; OR a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of sworn, full-time law enforcement experience or one year of full-time military service. ·Be a U. S. citizen at least 21 years of age. ·Pass a written test and physical agility test ·Have no felony or class A misdemeanor convictions

You should return your application, along with the following documents, to the Human Resources Department no later than 4:30 p.m., March 24, 2010. The application must be accompanied by: 1.A certified copy of your birth certificate or passport showing that you are at least 21 years of age; 2.Documentation that you possess a minimum of 30 credit hours from an accredited college, community college or vocational school; or a high school diploma or GED and proof of one year of sworn, full-time law enforcement experience or one year of full-time military service; 3.A copy of your driver’s license; and 4.Documentation that you are a citizen of the United States, if not confirmed by your birth certificate.

YOUR APPLICATION IS NOT CONSIDERED COMPLETE AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT THESE DOCUMENTS. Failure to provide these documents with your application before the March 24, 2010, deadline will make you ineligible to test on April 3, 2010. Completed applications received after March 24, 2010, will be placed in the next scheduled testing session.

Contact Informaton

Brian Krueger

Paducah Police Dept
1400 Broadway
Paducah, Kentucky 42002
phone: (270) 444-8534

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