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Police Officer

This is a Full-Time position, working First Shift, Second Shift, Third Shift, Weekends, and Holidays.



PLEASE NOTE:  The Owensboro Police Department now accepts applications on a year round basis for the position of Police Officer.  However,  we will only review the application during an active hiring process for the position. If we are not actively hiring for the position of Police Officer at the time of application, it will be retained until the next hiring cycle. If you are not selected for employment during a hiring cycle, you must resubmit a new application before being eligible for the next hiring process. It is your responsibility to confirm our receipt of your application by calling Ofc. Michael Hathaway at 270-687-8867, or Jo Hall at 270-687-8878.


THE CITY OF OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY is taking applications for the position of POLICE OFFICER. 


Excellent pay and benefits.  Highly reputable department.  Pride in your work, a respectable career, and protecting your community. 


 TO APPLY: In upper right hand corner, click "Download Application" to complete application electronically; Save; click "Submit Application" and complete required information; Submit. If you experience any difficulty, call 270-687-8878; you may also email your job application and any related documentation to halljd@owensboro.org. Applications can also be obtained by calling 270-687-8878 or Toll-free: 888-616-8540. TDD/Voice 270-687-4459. Mail paper applications to Officer Michael Hathaway, Owensboro Police Dept., 222 E. 9th St., Owensboro, KY 42303. Application is required; resume alone is NOT sufficient.


For further details visit www.owensboro.org/police. Click on "Career Opportunities", then "Becoming A Police Officer".


The City of Owensboro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA – M/F/V/D