Police Lateral

Shelbyville, KY
Shelbyville Police Department

Closing Date: 07/30/2024.

Essential Functions:

This position serves under the Police Sergeant and routinely works a forty-hour work week. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: enforcing federal, state, and local laws, administrative regulations and ordinances; patrolling on foot or in a cruiser to preserve the law and to prevent and discover the commission of crime; securing crime scenes and aiding in investigations; preparing reports and giving testimony in court; enforcing parking regulations; receiving complaints and responding to requests for police assistance; providing traffic control; cooperating with other agencies in emergency situations; and attending mandatory continuing education programs.


  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age at date of hire,
  • Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  • Must possess P.O.P.S. certification and have at least one (1) year of experience and completed field training.
  • Must complete all annual training requirements.