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Police Officer

Laramie Police Department - Laramie, Wyoming

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$42,897.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$45,058.00 annual
Top Pay:
$60,623.00 annual

Job Description

The Laramie Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications must be received by December 3, 2010 to be considered for the testing process which will be held in the middle of December 2010 (TBD). Our new hires start out as Police Recruits. After approximately eight months of initial training and upon the successful completion of the Field Training program, officers are moved to Police Officer status. After the initial probationary period, Police Officers can apply for a variety of special assignments, including: • Detective Drug • Task Force Agent • School Resource Officer • Crime Prevention Officer • DARE Officer • Training Officer A majority of Laramie Police Officers work in the Patrol Unit of the Operations Division. In addition to their Patrol Assignments, opportunities exist for Police Officers to become Instructors in a variety of specialized fields, including: • Firearms • Custody and Control • Emergency Vehicle Operations • Radar/Laser • Electronic Restraint Devices (Tasers) • DUI Enforcement • Tactical Communications • Active Shooter • Criminal Investigations With a reputation as the best trained and one the most professional Law Enforcement agencies in the Great State of Wyoming, the Laramie Police Department employs 51 sworn officers. Nestled in the heart of the Laramie Valley, employment with the Laramie Police Department offers far more than just a career in Law Enforcement. Laramie, a thriving community of 30,000, is home to three colleges: The University of Wyoming, Wyoming Technical College and the Albany County Campus of the Laramie County Community College. From fishing, camping, hiking, and bicycling in the summer to skiing, snowmobiling, and hunting in the winter months, and with over 300 days of sunshine per year, the Laramie area always has something to offer for those who love the great outdoors. With this variety of outdoor activities, Laramie was recently named as one of America's Best Places for Outdoor Activities. The following is a summary of the City of Laramie benefit package for Police Officers: • Nine paid City holidays. • Vacation. • Health Insurance. • Life Insurance. • Sick Leave. • Long Term Disability Insurance. • Pension Plan: 20-30 year retirement. • A 457 deferred compensation plan. • 8 hours Personal Leave per year. If you think you have what it takes to be a Laramie Police Officer and want to be an integral part of the Laramie Community, please visit the link below to download an application packet: http://www.cityoflaramie.com/CityServices/lawenforcement/documents/LARAMIE%20PD%20APPLICATION%202010.pdf

Additional Information

The Laramie Police Department is currently seeking applications from individuals who are: •Ready and willing to protect and serve their community •Leaders committed to the safety and well-being of all individuals •Professionals ready to learn the latest in technology and policing strategies •Motivated, energetic and courageous in the face of adversity •Devoted to excellence in performance and the highest ethical standards today The Laramie Police Department needs more men and women to join our team and collaborative efforts in making our community a safer place in which to live. If you or someone you know might be interested, please go to http://www.cityoflaramie.com/jobsvolunteer/currentopenings/index.html and fill out an application and have it returned by December 3rd, 2010. If you have any questions contact Sergeant Shawn Davis at (307) 721-3513 or by email at sdavis2@ci.laramie.wy.us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or an equivalent certificate
  • Experience: not needed to apply/laterals are encouraged and compensated
Agency Addresses and Numbers: *Laramie Police Department Hiring/Training Office Sergeant Shawn Davis 620 Plaza Court Laramie, WY 82070 (307) 721-3513 *City of Laramie Human Resources Director Lori Curry P.O. Box C Laramie, WY 82070 (307) 721-5229 *Wyoming P.O.S.T. Commission 1710 Pacific Avenue Cheyenne, WY 82002 (307) 777-7718 *Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy 1556 Riverbend Drive Douglas, WY 82633-2056 (307) 358-3617

Contact Informaton

Shawn Davis

Laramie Police Department
620 Plaza Court
Laramie, Wyoming 82070
phone: (307) 721-3513

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