Job Description and requirements: This is an entry level position responsible for answering calls for service, patrolling, conducting accident investigations and complaints, enforcing ordinances, regulations and laws, and maintaining community relationships with our citizens. Work is performed under the supervision of a field supervisor and command structure.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be a United States Citizen, possess a valid driver’s license, good moral character, vision at least 20/100 correctable to 20/30 with normal color vision, at least 21 years of age at the time of application, high school diploma or GED. Applicants should refer to K.S.A. 74-5605 for a full listing of disqualifiers for the State of Kansas Peace Officers. Applicants with current Law Enforcement Certification and three (3) or more years of patrol/field experience from any recognized law enforcement agency (lateral transfer officers) may, at the department’s discretion, be sent through an abbreviated academy with KCKPD lasting approximately 5 weeks. The original completion certificate from the issuing agency is required at the time of application.
Auxiliary Officer: $4,149.60 per month
Recruit Patrol Officer: $4,167.70 per month
Lateral Officer: $5,320.38 per month
Testing for the position of Patrol Officer will be conducted on a monthly basis. Applicants sitting for the written examination are required to score 70% or above and pass the physical agility within 1:37 seconds in order to proceed in the process. Applicants not receiving the minimum score will be ineligible to test for six months. Applicants are required to submit an application along with required documentation prior to the testing deadline to reserve a seat. Seats are limited to 25 per test dates. Confirmation of test location and time will be provided to the applicant at time of application. Testing dates are subject to change. Failure to attend any portion of the testing will result in disqualification. If disqualified, applicants will be required to wait six months to reapply.
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