Looking for an excellent opportunity for growth in law enforcement? Come join our young, dynamic team of officers at the Norton Police Department!
As a Norton Police Officer, you must be a person of honor and integrity on and off the job, possess strong communication skills, and be able to render sound decisions under pressure. Most of all, you must be committed to public service, which includes participating in community service events/activities, assisting our citizens, and investigating/solving crimes.
Norton, KS is located in Norton County. We border Nebraska and we are the fourth county east of Colorado. The Prairie Dog State Park (Sebelius Reservoir) is located 4 miles west of Norton, offering great camping and is one of the top fishing lakes in the state of Kansas! The area offers great hunting too! South of Norton, is one of the most highly maintained golf courses in the area. Norton also offers an exceptional school system.
Each officer with the Norton Police Department has their own take-home patrol car. Each patrol vehicle is outfitted with a bran new MDT unit (Mobile Data Terminal) specific to the officer. These in-car laptops make it easy for an officer to complete reports in the field, access the new RMS reporting system, check for wants and warrants on subjects you may encounter, access the department’s server to review other reports, check statutes, policies, etc. The MDT’s also allow for driver’s licenses and vehicle license plate inquiries through NCIC when necessary. Besides MDT’s, our patrol vehicles are also outfitted with bran new mounted AR-15 patrol rifles. Later this year the department is looking forward to the implementation of E-Citation in every patrol vehicle as well!
The Norton Police Department is comprised of 7 officers; Chief of Police, Assistant Chief of Police, Sergeant/FTO and 4 patrol officers. Each officer wears a tailored outer carrier molle police vest purchased by the department and is issued a Class A uniform to be worn for court and special services.
Shifts: Currently, the officers work 10 hour shifts consisting of four on and three off. However, we are in the process of switching to 12 hour shifts that would allow each officer, every other Friday, Saturday, Sunday OFF!
Hours: Full Time
Salary: The range for this position is $16.71 to $21.81/hour, depending on education and previous law enforcement experience and/or certifications. There is additional compensation through opportunities for overtime and shift differential as well.
Benefits: The Norton Police Department offers an excellent benefit package that includes a single or family health, vision and dental insurance, KPERS, personal days, paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays. We also offer an optional 457 plan and supplemental insurance plans.
Qualifications: This position requires a willingness to work ALL rotating shifts, including days, afternoons and evenings, plus weekends and holidays. Applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED (college preferred) and no felony convictions. The selection process includes a written test, oral board interview, and psychological examination. Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen and physical. The applicant must live within the city limits of Norton. Requires the possession of a valid driver’s license in good standing. NO Brady/Giglio issues.
Being an active certified law enforcement officer and/or have graduated the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center is preferred, however if you’re not certified this could the beginning of your law enforcement career!
Applying: We are currently modifying our application process. In order to apply, please email Assistant Chief of Police Jody Enfield at email@example.com to request an application. Once completed, email it back to the same address.
For additional questions or concerns please contact Assistant Chief of Police Jody Enfield directly:
Office #: 785-877-5010 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Open Until Filled