Urban County Government
Division of Human Resources
200 E. Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Starting Salary: $32,037.46
Sworn Officers: 472
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Thank you for your interest in the position of Police Officer with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Division of Police. The Division of Police is a progressive police department dedicated to providing the Lexington community with the best in law enforcement. This is reflected in the objectives, policies and procedures, training and CALEA Accreditation of the Division of Police. The Bureau of Training has the responsibility of preparing potential recruits for a professional career with Lexington's Division of Police.
Description of Duties: Police officers patrol designated areas of the Urban County to preserve law and order, prevent and discover the commission of crimes, direct traffic, enforce State and local statutes and motor vehicle codes, respond to calls and complaints, secure the scene of crimes and accidents, interview persons with complaints, serve warrants and perform other related duties.
Applicants must present original/copies of the following documents for verification prior to the polygraph examination:
Testing consists of the following phases in establishing the eligibility list:
Ranking on the eligibility list will be determined by the individual's standard score obtained as a result of the oral test and preference points, if any, after successful completion of the background investigation and polygraph examination. Physical/medical, psychological examinations and drug screening must be successfully completed for appointment to the position of Police Officer. Since this position may require the employee to work with minors, anyone with sexual abuse or other similar or related offenses or incidences with minors will not be considered for employment.
The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government is an equal opportunity employer.
To receive an application/information
packet or talk to a Recruiter call:
To receive an application or register for testing, call the Human Resources Dept. (859) 258-3051.
Community/Department Demographic Information:
Current Sworn Strength - 472
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