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Police Officer

Camden Police Department - Camden, Arkansas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$29,000.00 annual

Job Description

The Police Officer performs general duty police work in the protection of life and property by performing a variety of tasks through the proper and lawful enforcement of the laws and ordinances of the City of Camden and the State of Arkansas; performs related work as required.

Additional Information

  • Starting salary range is $29K - $30K after 1 year.
  • Uniform allowance $700 first year, $600 annually thereafter.
  • Take home vehicle benefit after 1 year for employees residing in Camden.
  • Educational Incentive Pay up to 10% of base salary (based on college credit hours).
  • Certificate Pay up to 10% of base salary.
  • Three weeks paid annual vacation (accrue 15 days vacation leave annually).
  • Sick leave benefits (accrue 15 days first year of employment and 20 days thereafter).
  • Health and Life Insurance premiums for the employee and the majority of family coverage are paid by City of Camden.
  • Excellent retirement benefits.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Education: : High School graduate or GED equivalent
  • Experience: : None Will Train Candidates will Law Enforcement Training Academy
  • Citizen of the United States.
  • Felony and some misdemeanor convictions are disqualifying.
  • Must pass a physical and psychological examination and drug screen.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Must pass Police Officer Entrance Examination and be interviewed by the Civil Service Commission.
  • Must pass an extensive background investigation.
  • Must pass a physical agility test.
  • Candidates should make themselves familiar with the Department's tattoo, piercing and body scaring policy.
  • Copies maybe obtained at the Department during normal business hours.

Contact Informaton

Claudia Williams

Camden Police Department
# 1 Police Drive
Camden, Arkansas 71701
phone: 870-836-5755

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