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Employer: City of Emporia
Division: Police Department
Job Title: Police Officer
Salary: $18.19 Hourly

Job Description:


Performs general law enforcement duties which include investigation of crime, apprehension of suspects, enforcement of traffic laws, and the investigation of traffic accidents.

Paid employee health and dental insurance, KP&F retirement program, paid vacation, sick and compensatory leave, performance based pay may increase at annual review period, all uniforms and equipment furnished, excellent basic and advanced educational opportunities.


  •      Must be United States citizen;
  •      Applicants must be at least 21 years of age;
  •      Must never have been convicted of a felony or domestic violence;
  •      Must possess minimum of High School diploma or GED;
  •      Must have strong customer service skills;
  •      Must have knowledge or be willing to adopt a community policing philosophy;
  •      Must have the ability to successfully complete aptitude (POST), psychological, and physical agility tests;
  •      Must be able to pass a complete background check (including polygraph);
  •      Must pass medical exam and drug/alcohol screening following a conditional offer of  employment;
  •      Vision correctable to 20/20;
  •      Possess valid KS driver’s license;
  •     City policy requires employees to reside in Lyon or surrounding counties.

For further information please contact the Captain DeVries at 620-341-4220 or Lt Risley at 620-341-4344.

If you need accommodations due to a disability to apply for a position please contact City of Emporia ADA Coordinator.

Submit an application through:

  • Human Resources Department
  • 515 Market,   P.O. Box 928
  • Emporia, KS  66801
  • Or apply on-line at www.emporia-kansas.gov

Vacancy Number: PD001

Open Date: 6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: