Police Officer

Leavenworth, KS
Leavenworth Police Department

The City of Leavenworth, Kansas Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of POLICE OFFICER. Candidates must undergo an extensive hiring process which includes a physical agility test, written examination, a stringent background investigation, polygraph testing, psychological evaluation, a structured oral interview with command staff, and a pre-employment medical examination/drug screening. This recruitment will establish a standing eligibility list for future vacancies.


• Must be at least 21 years of age;
• Must be a U.S. citizen;
• Must obtain and maintain a valid drivers' license and have a good driving record at the time of employment and during tenure of employment;
• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED certificate;
• Must not have been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor crimes of a violent nature or involving moral turpitude, been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, been placed on diversion, nor have an expunged conviction, and;
• Must obtain certification as a Kansas Law Enforcement Officer within one year of employment. This certification may require attendance at a training center for a period of up to 14 weeks with expenses and salary paid by the Police Department.