Human Resources

Police Records Supervisor

Open until filled
$3,189 - $4,784/monthly range

Position Summary:  Under general supervision, performs work supervising the day-to-day operational and administrative work of subordinate staff within the Police Department Records Division involved in assisting the public with a variety of police services:  reporting crimes; posting bail bonds; reviewing and/or disseminating criminal history record information, etc.  Duties include supervisory responsibilities in accordance with City policies and procedures including:  training in job skills, planning and directing work, appraising performance and resolving problems.  Audits records to include entering, maintaining, modifying and updating records in accordance with federal, state and local laws and ordinances.  Interacts with customers presenting more complex problems or seeking special consideration and authorizes exceptions and waivers.  Assists staff by performing Police Desk Clerk, Records Unit Clerk and Police Records Technician duties as required.  Prepares monthly report; orders supplies and forms; administers provisions of labor agreement between the department and the union.  Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:  High school diploma or equivalent and three years experience performing progressively responsible administrative duties; customer service training or work experience; a minimum of at least one year serving as supervisor over less experienced staff preferred; or an appropriate combination of education, experience and training.  Must possess, or obtain within six months of hire, MULES Certification; NCIC Certification; and Sunshine Law Certification.  Must complete required NIMS level training within the first six months of hire.  Knowledge of basic law enforcement operations; departmental standard operating procedures; computer applications related to the work; applicable state, federal and local laws, rules, and regulations.  Skilled in dealing courteously with the public and handling difficult situations.  Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.  Selection criteria includes: oral interview, background investigation, polygraph, post offer medical/psychological exams and drug screen.

Physical Demands: Walking, sitting, stooping, lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds.  Hand dexterity to operate a personal computer. 

Typical Working Conditions:  Normal office environment.  Must be available shift work.  Days off rotate every 28 days.

Additional Requirements: Requires a valid driver’s license, drug testing and a comprehensive background check, including a polygraph and psychological.

Apply online at  Position open until filled.

You must also print out the additional APPLICANT PERSONAL HISTORY INFORMATION PACKET by selecting the link and return the completed packet to the Independence Police Department, 223 Memorial Dr., Independence, MO 64050 by the closing date or emailing it to


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