Police Officer

Liberty, MO
City of Liberty Police Department

If you are looking for a career opportunity where YOU can make a difference and be a part of your community’s vitality and well-being, then submit an application for the immediate hiring of the long-term essential position of Police Officer. As a commissioned Police Officer, you will ensure safety for the community and be a critical connection working directly with citizens and other first responders during both emergency and non-emergency circumstances.

We are an organization that serves the community with integrity and innovation by motivating our workforce to optimize their altruistic and collaborative talents to transform local government through career-oriented impacts.

Starting salary is $45,000 POST certified and applicants may be considered for step-pay plan credit for previous years of applicable experience. For applicants entering the police academy, starting salary is $42,750. All police officers will receive amazing benefits including MO LAGERS (L-6) pension plan and additional perks that include:

To be successful in this position, you must be able to use independent judgment in complex emergency situations & become proficient w/applicable local, state & federal law. Minimum requirements include 60 hours college credit, or 2 years as a full time Class “A” sworn police officer, or 2 years active service as a member of the US armed forces. If no longer active duty, must have had an honorable discharge, and U.S. citizenship. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older at time of hire, pass required testing & extensive background investigation, be available to work shifts, weekends & holidays. For a full list of essential functions, please refer to the job description.

Per department policy no illegal drug use within the past twenty-four (24) months prior to application. Tattoos are not allowed on the hands, neck or face at any time. All other tattoos are subject to review. Lateral applicants are encouraged to apply. Full training will be provided to successful candidates. Qualified applicants will be notified of testing dates and times. This position will remain open until filled.


Depends On Qualifications