Police Officer

Beatrice, NE
Beatrice Police Department

Salary: $26.52-$40.35.

Position Summary:

Provide law enforcement and public safety services within the community, including enforcement of criminal statutes and ordinances, traffic enforcement, crime prevention, patrol activity, accident investigation, resolution of domestic and other disturbances, prosecution support, and non-criminal public safety services. Work may be performed in a car, on a bike, on foot, or at headquarters. Employees often work without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in performing duties within predetermined policies, procedures, and laws.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must reach the age of 21 years prior to completion of the Basic and Reciprocity Certification Training and be a U.S. citizen.
  • No felony convictions or serious misdemeanors.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an insurable driving record.
  • Must meet all of the entrance requirements for the Nebraska law enforcement training center.
  • Possession and maintenance of a Nebraska State certification as a law enforcement officer as prescribed by Nebraska State Statues through graduation from the Nebraska law enforcement training center, within one (1) year of employment.
  • College-level coursework in Criminal Justice, Law, Public or Business Administration, Social Studies, or related field is preferred. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.