It is the mission of the Durant Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, reduce the incidence and fear of crime, while working with the community to improve their quality of life. We do so with honor, integrity, and courtesy at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards while maintaining public confidence.
Compensation: Annual starting salary for uncertified officers – $30,822 & $40,392 for CLEET certified officers. Hours: Subject to rotating shifts
Physical agility test and written exam required. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by date of hire, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid Oklahoma driver’s license. If accepted, applicants will be required to the following conditional offer of employment:
- Successful completion of physical examination as administered by a physician of the Oklahoma Police Pension System;
- A mental health evaluation falling in the normal range of functioning as determined by a qualified mental health professional;
- No disqualifying information is discovered by a background investigation conducted by the Durant Police Department;
Benefits include competitive salary levels and an outstanding benefit package, including twelve paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, health insurance with dental, life insurance, longevity pay and OPPRS retirement program, incentive pay for associate or bachelor degree, uniform cleaning allowance and additional training pay.
Annual starting salary for uncertified officers is $30,822 and $40,392 for CLEET certified officers. Education Incentive Pay for Associates and Bachelor Degrees or additional CLEET training from $1,200 to $2,400 per year. Cleaning & Footwear Allowance of $1,020 per year plus annual longevity pay