Are you interested in a career as a Police Officer? I.P.D. boasts a proud history as a well respected law enforcement agency throughout the Midwest. Our police department offers rewarding careers to those who are dedicated to serving the community. We serve the fourth largest city in Missouri and one of the busiest towns in the K.C. metro area. We protect 78 square miles and over 117,000 people, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.
When you become an Independence Police Officer, you will receive:
We offer a starting salary of $23.60/hour for POST Certified Officers with 4+ years full time law enforcement experience. If you are not POST Certified when you are hired, you will be expected to complete a 28 week police academy paid for by the police department. Applicants accepted into the academy begin earning salary ($19.21/hour) and benefits from the first day.
Following your commission and at least two years in the patrol division, officers can apply for career opportunities numerous specialized units including:
After four years, police officers can test for the rank of Sergeant (starting at $37.23/hour or $77,438 annually).
For a successful police career with Independence Police Department applicants should hold common values in integrity, service and character. Our police officers are dedicated professionals who are passionate about serving the community and preserving the dignity of all people.
If you are ready for the challenge of a rewarding career with the Independence Police Department, please visit https://
Call (816) 325-7411 for more information.