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Morganfield Police Dept - Morganfield, KY
Now Hiring Police Officer The City of Morganfield, Kentucky is seeking a Professional to complete its Police Department. Minimum Qualifications: - Be a U.S....
8 hours ago
Eastern Kentucky University - Richmond, KY
The Police Officer is responsible for carrying out the functions of the EKU Police Department....
5 days ago
United States Mint - Fort Knox, KY
Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.As a Supervisory Police Officer (Sergeant), you will: Independently detail officers to posts and patrols and...
8 days ago
Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY
Must have the ability to maintain satisfactory fitness level as delineated in the Law Enforcement Officer Essential Job Functions form. Must pass semi-annual firearms training....
8 days ago
City Of Owensboro - Owensboro, KY
Reserve Police Officer Salary $21.50 Hourly Location Owensboro, KY Job Type Part time Department Police Job Number 2018-00010 Description Patrols assigned beat on foot or in/on appropriate police vehicle...
9 days ago
Northern Kentucky University - Highland Heights, KY
Yes No * Do you have a Kentucky peace officer certification or are you eligible for out-of-state reciprocity through the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council?...
9 days ago
Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY
Must have the ability to maintain satisfactory fitness level as delineated in the Law Enforcement Officer Essential Job Functions form. Must pass semi-annual firearms training....
12 days ago
U.S. Mint - Fort Knox, KY
Specialized experience for this position includes: - Performing work in a law enforcement environment that has provided knowledge in the areas of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations...
13 days ago
Thenewstribune Com - Lexington, KY
****A polygraph and background investigation will be required of the candidate recommended for employment....
17 days ago
Department of Defense - Louisville, KY
Duties Help Duties Summary You will serve as a Police Officer for the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY~....
17 days ago
State of Kentucky - Lexington, KY
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have one year of law enforcement experience as a sworn police officer....
17 days ago
City of Hopkinsville - Hopkinsville, KY
Public Safety Officer for the City of Hopkinsville Police Department will be responsible for performing non-hazardous and non-emergency calls for service, assisting police officers with routine duties...
17 days ago
City of Hopkinsville - Hopkinsville, KY
Must be a KY certified Police Officer or approved by the Department of Criminal Justice for transferable out-of-state police certification credentials....
28 days ago
Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY
EXAMPLES OF WORK Conducts patrol of university buildings assigned. Conducts crime prevention patrols of assigned areas of the campus on foot, bike, and/or from a vehicle....
30+ days ago
Northern Kentucky University - Highland Heights, KY
The university police officer is dedicated to educating, mentoring, and contributing to the success of the university community....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Kentucky

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4,345,124
91,531

Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

Community Policing - Course
Community Policing from an American Indian perspective. This course offers a great overview of how Native communities can benefit from the management philosophy of Community Policing. Community...

Constitutional Oriented Policing
In a profession where cases and controversies surround freedom of expression, bearing of arms, illegal search and seizure, the excessive use of force, overcrowding of jails, and the reversal of...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Kentucky

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Kentucky as reported by the BLS.

$38,760

Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Kentucky offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.0%)
  • High School or GED (26.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Kentucky
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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