Erlanger is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are accepted year round.


The Erlanger Police Department is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for the position of full-time Police Officer. Kentucky Certified Officers are encouraged to apply. At the time of appointment applicants must meet the following conditions:

* Is a citizen of the United States;

Is at least 21 years of age;

* Is a high school graduate or has successfully completed a General Educational Development (G.E.D.) examination;

* Possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle;

* Has been fingerprinted for a criminal background check;

* Has not been convicted of a felony;

* Is not prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm;

* Has been interviewed;

* Has undergone a background investigation;

* Has taken a polygraph examination;

* Has taken a suitability screener;

* Has passed a drug screening test;

* Discharged under honorable conditions, if having served in the armed services;

* Has received and read the Kentucky Law Enforcement Officer’s Code of Ethics;

 A complete job description is available upon request.

Applicants must fill out a City of Erlanger application; provide a resume and cover letter to the Director of Human Resources for the City of Erlanger, 505 Commonwealth Avenue, Erlanger, KY 41018 no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, April 28th, 2017.

All applicants are required to take the written exam and PT test which will be administered on May 6, 2017. There is a $15.00 fee for the written test payable by cash or check only.

Times will be assigned following application submission.

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The City of Erlanger is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Lateral Candidates must possess a valid P.O.P.S certification or out-of-state equivalent recognized by The Department of Criminal Justice Training. You must complete all Erlanger Police Department tests, including written, physical fitness, and medical. A background investigation including a polygraph and Department interview will also be conducted.
A background investigation including a polygraph examination and Department 
Are the promotional opportunities or duty assignments available to you not meeting your expectations? Would you like to work for an agency that values the Constitution, Integrity, Family, and Loyalty?
The Erlanger Police Department is an organization of well-trained dedicated and disciplined men and women who work together to make the Cities of Erlanger and Crescent Springs safe places to live, work, and play.

- Police Officer starting salary dependent upon years of service
- Paid sick and disability leave
- 10 paid holidays
- All uniforms and equipment purchased by city at no cost to you
- College tuition reimbursement
- 12-hour work day schedule with every other weekend off
- City self-insured health insurance plan
- Take-home vehicle fleet
- Deferred Comp plans

So, what are you waiting for? Call (859) 727-7599 to speak to a Police Recruiter.

The City of Erlanger is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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