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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

APPLICATION

The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is looking for the best and brightest individuals - those who want to help their community and make a difference.   A career with the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department offers challenge, excitement, variety, teamwork and job satisfaction.  Plus, it offers excellent salary and benefits.  Explore the many different ways that you can become a member of a premier law enforcement agency.

 

EXCELLENT COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Compensation is determined every three years through negotiations with the Fraternal Order of Police. The current annual base compensation schedule for Patrol Officers is as follows:

Annual Salary

Plus Longevity Pay

YEARS OF
SERVICE
ANNUAL
SALARY
1st Year $45,319
After 2 Years $57,853
After 5 Years $69,333
After 10 Years $74,710
After 14 Years $76,578
After 19 Years $79,198
YEARS OF
SERVICE
ADDITIONAL
MONTHLY
After 5 Years $46.03
After 8 Years $73.71
After 12 Years $101.32
After 16 Years $140.45
After 20 Years $156.63
After 25 Years $194.88

Specialty Pay

College Incentive Pay

ASSIGNMENT ADDITIONAL
MONTHLY
Training Officer $250.00
Bilingual Officer $75.00
CSI Specialist $30.00
Undercover $100.00
Canine Handler $150.00
Bomb Technician $75.00
COLLEGE
LEVEL
ADDITIONAL
MONTHLY
12 Hours $50.00
Associates $100.00
Bachelors $125.00
Masters $155.00

Paid Leave

Years of Service Paid Vacation Paid Holidays Paid Sick Time
After 1 Year 3 weeks 11 days 15 days
After 5 Years 4 weeks 11 days 15 days
After 11 Years 5 weeks 11 days 15 days
After 19 Years 6 weeks 11 days 15 days

THE DESIRED APPLICANT

The desired applicant should have a strong commitment to public service and possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Community Policing: A belief that effective policing is accomplished through a genuine partnership between the community and the police.

Social and Cultural: The ability to communicate in a tactful, articulate and respectful manner, while showing sensitivity and understanding for the ethnically and racially diverse members of the community. Bilingual skills are highly desired.

Judgment and Integrity: The ability to process information and act appropriately while maintaining high standards of personal conduct including honesty and impartiality.

Assertiveness and Courage: The ability to take control of situations in a calm and appropriately assertive manner, even under dangerous and adverse conditions.

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