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Police Officer

Olathe, Kansas



Olathe Police Department

501 E 56 Highway
Olathe, KS 66061

Phone: 913-971-6353




Salary: $33,750 - $58,191; see below

Population: 110,000

Sworn Officers: 155
Application Deadline: 1/5/04






The City of Olathe, Kansas is seeking qualified individuals to enforce federal, state, and local laws; aid citizens, investigate crimes, and traffic accidents.  Must have above average written and verbal communication skills. 




  • Requires a HS Diploma/GED

  • Must be at least 21 years old

  • Have correctable vision 20/20

  • No felony convictions

  • Be able to pass a written test, oral board, background investigation, polygraph, psychological exam, and physical agility test 

  • Must provide all required documentation to be considered for this process 

  • Within 1 year from date of employment must reside within a 30 mile radius of the Olathe Police Department

Starting salary $33,750/yr - $39,483/yr, DOQ and experience.  Applicants who are certified with Patrol experience may be credited with up to 5 years experience in determining a starting salary.  Applicants who do not have patrol experience will receive a $1500.00 bonus upon successful completion of the Field Training Program.



The written and physical agility tests have been scheduled for Saturday, January 24th, 2004. 




For an application packet please contact:


Human Resources

City of Olathe

100 E. Santa Fe

Olathe, Kansas 66061




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Application Deadline: January 5th, 2004.






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