Police Officer Trainee

Hopkinsville, KY
Hopkinsville Police Department

$39,829.00 Annually

9/30/2022 4:00 PM

Description of Duties

  • Maintain all Patrol Officer qualifications and abilities required by Kentucky Law Enforcement Council (KLEC), City of Hopkinsville, and City of Hopkinsville Police Department.
  • Respond and assist other officers to respond to citizen complaints, domestic problems, neighborhood disturbances and/or nuisances.
  • Perform well under stress.
  • Capable of using crime prevention arms and equipment in a safe and effective manner to defuse a situation or subdue a suspect.
  • Use of proper radio technique, emergency equipment, and safe operation of a patrol cruiser.
  • Ability and mental acuity to direct traffic, recognize potential public safety problem, detect unusual behavior pattern of a suspect or citizen and react accordingly.
  • Diplomatic and courteous to fellow officers, supervisors, citizens, or suspects at all times.


  • Graduate of an accredited high school or GED.
  • Successfully graduate from the Kentucky Law Enforcement Academy.
  • Successfully complete the City of Hopkinsville Field Training Officer Program.
  • Successfully complete the City of Hopkinsville Firearms Certification Program.
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle operator license.
  • Must be 21 years of age.