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The Police Officer Position performs duties in the protection of life and property and the preservation of order in the city of Emporia. This position enforces all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances and assists with investigations. Patrol duties include enforcing traffic laws, investigation of crimes and accidents, and providing public assistance. This employee will be required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with emergency situations.

Salary:  $18.19-$23.79/hr


Eight paid holidays per year

All uniforms and equipment furnished

Uniform cleaning provided

One day sick leave earned per month with a maximum carryover of 60 days

One vacation day earned per month with a maximum carryover of 15 days

Two paid personal leave days per year

Up to three days paid funeral leave per year

Single/family health, vision and dental insurance available

$10,000 double indemnity life insurance paid by the City

Time off with pay (compensatory time) with supervisor approval

Minimum of 40 hours of police training per year provided with compensation

Kansas Police and Fire Retirement System for commissioned employees

Emporia Law Enforcement Benefit Association membership available

Incentive pay after training benchmarks


Requirements for consideration: You must be 21 and have a HS diploma or GED, no felony charges, no domestic violence convictions and a US citizen.


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Contact: Capt. Lisa Hayes 620 343-4219

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