Police Officer

Lancaster, OH
Lancaster Police Department

June 16, 2023 4:00 PM

SALARY: Starting $59,280.00 per year; after 5 years $81,681.60 per year *

*Lateral entry may increase salaries for qualified officers

PARTIAL DUTIES: Police officers protect the lives, safety, property, and peace of the citizens of Lancaster by enforcement of municipal, state, and federal laws and regulations, by providing education, information, and assistance in matters both routine and critical, and performing police duties at public activities, emergencies, and disasters.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education minimum is graduation from a standard senior high school or its equivalent; ability to read and write understandably in the English language; ability to make written reports; ability to pass such medical, physical and agility standards and tests as prescribed from time to time; high moral standards; industry; integrity; alertness; weight in proportion to height; ability to pass physical examination prescribed by the commission.

AGE: No person shall be eligible to receive an original appointment to a police department as a police officer, subject to the Civil Service Laws of the State of Ohio, unless they have reached the age of twenty-one (21).