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Join our department

To apply for a police officer position, complete the online employment application (linked above). In addition, you must print off and complete the personal history statement (linked above) and turn it in at our police station located at 12500 W. 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa, KS 66215

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

Am I qualified?

To be considered for the position of Police Officer, 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.


To be considered for civilian positions such as Dispatcher, Public Service Officer, Technical Specialist, etc..., applicants must:

  • be legally able to work in the United States

  • be at least 18 years of age by application date

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

  • possess a valid state driver's license

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.