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Patrolman - Sworn (Full-Time)

Morganfield Police Department - Morganfield, Kentucky

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$13.67 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$14.01 hourly
$14.01 hourly

Job Description

Morganfield Police Department Position Title: Police Officer Position Type: Sworn (Full-Time) Closing Date: 07/17/2014 Job Description

The purpose of the classification of Police Officer is to protect life and property, to respond to the needs of the general public, to deter criminal activity within the community, to enforce all city statutes, ordinances and the laws and regulations of the Commonwealth, and to perform investigations, special details, and specific assignments within an assigned division.

Job Requirements
  • Age 21
  • Education: HS diploma/GED, + = Associates Degree or above, Military Training
  • Experience: + = Military Experience, Security
Additional Requirements:
  • Have not been convicted of ANY felonies or have had any domestic violence orders on record.
  • Possess a current driver's license.

The Kentucky Law Enforcement Council (KLEC) has the final approval on the verification/certification of KLEC requirements and Peace Officer Professional Standards (POPS). Must meet all requirements outlined in Peace Officers Professional Standards (POPS).

The City of Morganfield requires applicants to undergo and pass a POPS Physical Agility Test, suitability screening, background check, polygraph, drug screen, medical physical, and interview as required by Peace Officers Professional Standards (POPS) prior to conditional employment. Employment contract as defined by Kentucky Law (KRS 70.290) and successful completion of 18 week Police Academy Basic Training, located in Richmond, KY. and Police/Field Training Program, (10 weeks on the job training).

$13.67 per hour ($28431.00/yr.) and $3,100 per year incentive pay provided by the State of Kentucky (upon successful completion of Police Basic Training), plus benefits, which include paid Medical Insurance, Non-Hazardous Duty Retirement, Health Reimbursement Account, and optional 401K. Uniforms and Police Duty Gear are provided by City.

Patrolman position is a rotation shift employment with paid benefits of holiday, vacation, personal days and sick time after end of six month probationary period.

Contact City of Morganfield at (270) 389-4357, application may be obtained at the Public Safety Building, 118 East Main Street in Morganfield, KY.

Salary Information Entry Level Salary: $13.67 hourly ($ 28431.00/yr.) Academy Graduate: $14.01 hourly ($ 29141.00/yr.) Lateral: $14.01 hourly ($ 29141.00/yr.) Contact Information Chief – John W. Shofner, Jr. chiefshofner@morganfieldpolice.com 118 East Main Street Morganfield, Kentucky 42437 270.389.4357 Phone 270.389.2170 Fax

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School/GED
  • Experience: + = Military or Security

Contact Informaton

John Shofner

Morganfield Police Department
118 East Main Street
Morganfield, Kentucky 42437
phone: (270) 389-4357

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