Police Officer

Bowling Green, KY
City of Bowling Green

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At the City of Bowling Green, we’re family. If you have a heart for service, love working with teams, and high moral character, you are in the right place. Explore our active job postings on this page or call us to set up an appointment to learn more about starting the best career of your life and joining the best family in Kentucky!


  • $51,500 starting salary
  • $4,300 after graduating academy
  • Up to $30,900 employer paid benefits
  • Up to $12,000 incentive for lateral officers
  • State retirement
  • Take home vehicle for officers within 35 miles of station


  • Age 21 by POPS testing date
  • U.S. Citizen
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Good driving, police, personal, & employment record
  • Male applicants between 18 & 26 must be registered with the Selective Service



The City of Bowling Green is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace