Salary: $21.30 Hourly.
The Lee’s Summit Police Department Detention Facility is a temporary holding facility for subjects who have committed a variety of crimes from misdemeanors to felonies. The facility is capable of housing up to 30 subjects; however, outside agencies are utilized for extended sentencing stays over 2 days and the Detention Officer is responsible for coordinating transportation to these outside agencies with the Patrol Division.
The job of a Detention Officer is an excellent starting point for future opportunities as a Police Officer.
There are daily interactions with Police Officers and Police Supervision. Duties of the position include intake, supervision, and care of prisoners; facility maintenance and security; and computer entry.
- High school diploma or G.E.D.
- 18 years of age.
- Applicants should possess strong computer skills, communication and organizational skills, and the ability to stay calm in stressful situations.