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.
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:
|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|
|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|
|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 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.