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Join our department

To apply to the Lenexa Police Department, you must complete an employment application and the personal history statement (linked above).

For questions on this process, please contact the Recruiting/Hiring Hotline at 913.825.8282 or e-mail pdrecruiter@lenexa.com.

Am I qualified?

To be considered for a position with the Lenexa Police Department, applicants must:

  • be a U.S. citizen

  • be at least 21 years of age by application date

  • possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.

  • possess a valid state driver's license

  • not have a personal or professional history that would automatically disqualify you for a position (see list of automatic disqualifiers).

Prior law enforcement experience or college courses in criminal justice or a related associate's or bachelor's degree is preferred, but not required.

What happens after I apply?​

First, complete and submit the standard application form​ and the personal history statement. If eligible, you will then be asked to complete a written aptitude test. You must achieve a passing score to continue in the hiring process.