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100 N 5th St
Leavenworth, KS 66048
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    (913) 651-2260
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    (913) 680-1331
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Recruiting & Employment Opportunities

The City of Leavenworth, Kansas Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the positions listed below. Please click on a job title below for more information about the position and our hiring process.
A career with the Leavenworth Police Department offers a wide variety of opportunities for our police officers. After meeting certain requirements, officers are eligible for specialized assignments and promotions. Specialized assignments include:
  • School Resource Officer (SRO)
  • SWAT Team Member
  • Crisis Negotiator
  • Bomb Team Member
  • Traffic Unit
  • K-9 Handler
  • Field Training Officer
  • Department Instructor
  • Polygraph Examiner
  • Rangemaster
Additionally, our city provides a comprehensive benefit package for employees that  includes:
  • 2018 starting pay for Patrol Officers is $37,154*
  • Paid Sick Leave- 12 days per year with no maximum accumulation.
  • Paid Annual leave- 12 days in first year, 22.5 days maximum depending upon years of service. Maximum annual carryover is 30 days.
  • Tuition Reimbursement- Up to $2,000 per year for job related education expenses.
  • Ten paid holidays per year.
  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance- Free for single coverage, City pays 75% of family plan.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • ICMARC- a Deferred Compensation Program
  • AFLAC Products
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Recruiting Bonus
  • Uniforms, equipment, and weapon provided
  • No residency requirement

*In addition to any annual COLA increases, our patrol officers, detectives, and sergeants receive a 7.5% increase at their 3, 6, 10, & 15 year anniversary upon meeting certain requirements.

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All completed applications must be returned to the Leavenworth Workforce Development Center located at 515 Limit - Suite 200 - Leavenworth, KS  66048.