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Police Officer

Lawrence Kansas Police Department - Lawrence, Kansas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$20.55 hourly
Top Pay:
$34.52 hourly

Job Description

The City of Lawrence is currently seeking to fill open Police Officer positions. Duties include patrolling designated areas of the City to preserve law and order and to prevent the commission of crime, responding to general public service calls, investigating misdemeanor and felony complaints, and enforcing state and municipal laws as well as traffic ordinances. An officer must be able to maintain good working relationships with citizens and actively promote police / community relations. 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.

Additional Information

We are seeking men and women who have character and competence and are interested in serving the Lawrence community in the time honored profession of Law Enforcement. If you want to make a difference in the community, we challenge you to consider a career with the Police Department. It will be the most rewarding work you have ever been involved with. We welcome your interest in our department and wish you luck in the selection process.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21 years old by 6/2/2014
  • Education: : High school diploma or G.E.D. College degree preferred but not required.
  • Experience: : None required
APPLICATIONS OPEN ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 3RD AND CLOSE ON FRIDAY, MARCH 7TH, 2014. MUST SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION AT WWW.LAWRENCEKS.ORG/JOBS Applicants must be U.S. Citizens that are at least 21 years of age by June 2nd, 2014, and have earned a high school diploma or G.E.D. College degree preferred but not required. Experience in meeting and dealing with the public is a plus. Applicants will be required to pass a written exam, physical agility test, 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 include measures of cardio respiratory function, muscular function, strength and endurance, flexibility, visual acuity, audiometric function and a drug screen.

Contact Informaton

David Ernst

Lawrence Kansas Police Department
4820 Bob Billings
Lawrence, Kansas 66049
phone: 785-830-7410

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