Police Officer

Riverside Police - Riverside, Missouri

May 20, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Jun 15, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$42,895 annual
Academy Graduate:
$42,895 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$42,895-62,430 (Annual Salary depending on experience) annual
Top Pay:
$62,430 annual

Job Description

The Riverside Police Department provides comprehensive law enforcement services to a suburban community located northwest of downtown Kansas City, Missouri in southern Platte County.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, law enforcement activities in the protection of life and property by patrolling assigned areas and responding to calls for service; conducting investigations of crimes and incidents and perform other work as required.

The Police Officer class is the working level position in the Police Department’s Patrol Division. Incumbents are assigned to patrol by vehicle, ATV, motorcycle, bicycle, or on foot and are expected to provide a full range of law enforcement services during an assigned shift.

Some positions may receive special assignments to work in Criminal Investigations, Crime Scene Unit, or Accident Investigation Unit.

Additional Information

Minimum 21 years of age (at time of appointment)

Height and weight in proportion

Possess a valid driver’s license.

Be a U.S. Citizen

High School Diploma or GED (college is preferred but not required)

Applicants must be able to work in adverse weather conditions

Applicants must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, which include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime assignments.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: GED or High School Diploma
  • Experience: No


Formal application, rating of education and experience, appropriate testing, including written and physical agility test, oral interview, background check, polygraph examination, psychological examination, drug testing, medical exam and final selection. 


The City of Riverside offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes vacation and sick leave, two retirement plans (457 plan and Missouri LAGERS), flexible benefits plan, GI bill benefits, medical/dental insurance, and a college tuition reimbursement plan.

A sign-on bonus of $3,000 spread over a three-year period for all new hires.

Contact Informaton

Paul Campbell

Riverside Police
3990 NW Vivion Rd
Riverside, Missouri 64150
phone: 8167411191

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