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Experienced Police Officer

Lawrence Kansas Police Department - Lawrence, Kansas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$19.75 hourly
$20.75 hourly
Top Pay:
$33.17 hourly

Job Description

Patrolling designated areas of the City to preserve law and order, and to prevent the commission of crime. Duties also include responding to general public service calls, investigating misdemeanor and felony complaints, and enforcing state and municipal traffic ordinances. An officer must be able to maintain good working relationships with citizens and actively promote police / community relations. The officer must act as a first responder to emergency medical incidents, render appropriate first aid and assist emergency medical technicians as needed. An officer will be required to do a variety of technical and administrative functions that serve the public and the police department. An element of danger is associated with the position and an officer will be subjected to extreme, adverse, and stressful conditions. Work is supervised, but officers must be able to function independently for most of the workday. MUST Submit ONLINE Application by Monday, November 29, 2010, at www.LawrenceKS.org/jobs

Additional Information

The City of Lawrence is currently seeking to fill multiple Police Officer positions. Officers selected will attend a four-week orientation academy prior to starting the field training program. During the field training program officers will be assigned to an experience police officer from the Lawrence Police Department in order to become better acquainted with the department and the community.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Experience: One year post academy work experience
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required. Applicants must have attended a certified law enforcement training center and have at least one year post academy work experience. Applicants will be required to pass an oral interview board and an interview with the Chief of Police. Final candidates will be required to pass an extensive background investigation which includes a polygraph examination. A conditional post job offer psychological evaluation and physical are required. The physical and medical screen includes measures of cardio respiratory function, muscular function, strength and endurance, flexibility, visual acuity, audiometric function and a drug screen. Earrings are acceptable on female employees only with no more than two earrings per ear. Hair must be of a natural color (no blue, green, orange, etc).

Contact Informaton

David Hogue

Lawrence Kansas Police Department
111 E. 11th Street
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
phone: (785) 830-7410

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