City of Haysville

Police Officer - City of Haysville

Haysville, KS


Police Officer, Haysville Police Department

The City of Haysville is a community of approximately 12,000 people located just south of Wichita, in South Central Kansas. We are currently seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Police Officer. When fully staffed we have 26 sworn law enforcement officers, an Animal Control Officer, and six Records Clerk staff on three shifts. We have multiple specialty assignments within the department including the Wichita DEA Task Force, K-9 Unit, Bike Patrol, School Resource Officer and Community Policing. We have an Investigations Section staffed by a Lieutenant, a Detective Sergeant, a certified Computer Forensic Analyst, and three detectives.

TYPE: Full Time

SALARY: The starting wage is $25.75 per hour. After six months of employment, and the successful completion of your KLETC training and certification, you will receive a step increase to $26.52 per hour. The City of Haysville offers a great benefit package including health insurance, Kansas Police and Fire (KPF) retirement, shift differential, paid vacations, holidays, uniforms/equipment, and more.



Officers who are Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) certified, or law enforcement certified in another state, are encouraged to apply. We will consider sending the right non-certified candidate to KLETC for training and certification if the opportunity presents itself. A high school diploma or GED is required. An Associates or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Employment is contingent upon passing an initial interview with a member of the command staff, oral board interview, polygraph exam, extensive background investigation, physical, drug and alcohol screen, and psychological testing.  Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire.


Haysville PD Disqualification List:


During the Haysville Police Department application process your background will be closely examined. Review the following background disqualifiers. If you think that any of these apply to you and you have questions, please call the Haysville Police Department at (316) 529-5912 and ask for Captain Keith Luongo.


Automatic Disqualifiers:

Items listed below will automatically disqualify you from the application process and from being hired by the Haysville Police Department. The list below is not intended to be all-inclusive. The HPD reserves the right to disqualify applicants for the inappropriate acts as deemed appropriate based on the totality of circumstances.

*Self-reporting of automatic disqualifiers during the polygraph examination shall be cause for disqualification and the applicant will not proceed in the hiring process. Other areas of concern listed in Potential Disqualifiers will be cause for further investigation during the background investigation.

· Less than 21 years of age at the time of hire (commissioned)

· Less than 18 years of age at the time of hire (non-commissioned/civilian)

· Have any offensive tattoo or scarification or brand regardless of location of body

· Convicted or expungement for/of any crime punishable by imprisonment in a federal or state prison whether committed as a juvenile or adult

· Any arrest or conviction as an adult for incest, indecent liberties, child molestation or any other sexual crime

· Arrested or convicted of sale, distribution, manufacture, accessory to sale or distribution, of any controlled substance or illegal drugs

· After the age of 18, ever used, bought or possessed Heroin, Methamphetamine, PCP, LSD and Crack Cocaine.

· Participation in any criminal enterprise or organized crime activity, which seeks to further murder, arson, robbery, burglary, theft, kidnapping, aggravated assault, forgery, gambling prostitution, promotion of prostitution, distribution of illegal arms, sale or distribution of drugs (Organized Crime)

· After the age of 18, any act involving the making, viewing, possessing, marketing, or distribution of child pornography in any form

· Any misdemeanor conviction for/or expungement of domestic violence or an arrest pattern of related offense (commissioned)

· Driver’s license not valid; currently suspended or revoked

· Military service has been rendered, and your DD214 reflects a separation code of a Dishonorable Discharge, Bad Conduct Discharge or a Dismissal Discharge

· Ever been or are now, a member of any group which advocates the unlawful denial of civil rights to any person or group

· Cannot satisfy all requirements set forth in Kansas Statue 74-5605(b)

· Any substantial findings of dishonesty while serving as a current or previous law enforcement officer which give rise to Brady/Giglio concerns (commissioned)

Potential Disqualifiers:

Items listed below are not automatic disqualifiers. They are areas of concern and will be evaluated by the Chief of Police or his designee and decisions will be made on a case by case basis.

· A single conviction, diversion or expungement of D.U.I. within the last three (3) years (commissioned)

· Suspended or revoked Driver’s license within the past 2 years (commissioned)

· Convicted of, pled guilty or no contest to, or received diversion for serious traffic violations within the past 3 years of date of application. Serious traffic violations to include, but not limited to vehicular homicide, habitual violator, reckless driving, hit and run and eluding a police officer.

· Used anabolic steroids in the past 2 years other than prescribed by a physician

· Used marijuana, THC vape products, THC edibles or synthetic marijuana whether or not in a jurisdiction where such act is legal within the past two (2) years beyond experimentation, youthful indiscretion, or cultural norm i.e.; high school, college, etc.

· Used cocaine, ecstasy, hashish, mushrooms, unauthorized narcotic prescription drugs, etc. within the past three (3) years beyond experimentation, youthful indiscretion, or cultural norm i.e.; high school, college, etc.

· Arrested, convicted, or engaged in the act of hiring a prostitute to engage in sexual intercourse, sodomy or any unlawful sexual act committed whether or not in a jurisdiction where such act is legal within the past 3 years

· Have any tattoo, scarification or brand on the head, face, or neck. Tattoos on hands will be evaluated on a case by case basis


The following definitions apply:

Tattoo- the act or practice of marking the skin with indelible designs, forms, figures, art etc., by making punctures in the skin and inserting pigment.

Scarification- the act of intentional cutting of the skin for the purpose of creating a design, form, figure of art.

Branding- the act of intentional burning of the skin for the purpose of creating a design, form figure, or art.

Offensive tattoos, scarifications or brands include but are not limited to:

· Depictions of nudity or violence

· Sexually explicit or vulgar art, works, phrases or profane language

· Symbols likely to incite a strong reaction in the workplace, i.e. Swastikas, or similar symbols.

· Initials, acronyms, or numbers that represent criminal or historically oppressive organizations, i.e. AB, KKK, SS, 88, BGF, 666 or any street gang names, numbers, and/or symbols.

Cultural Norm- The term “culture” refers to attitudes and patterns of behavior in a given group. “Norm” refers to attitudes and behaviors that are considered normal, typical or average within that group.

Youthful Indiscretion- The term generally is used to describe something done with lack of good judgement or careful thought when under the age of 21.


Under the supervision of police supervisors, the Police Officer is a non-exempt position under FLSA which protects and serves the citizens of Haysville. Provides citizen assistance, enforces all federal, state, and local criminal laws, and performs patrol duties. Making arrests, issuing traffic violations, and investigating crimes and accidents are the primary responsibilities of this position. Required to reside within a 30 mile response time to the Haysville Police Department. Must maintain absolute confidentiality of information, data and records obtained through or because of employment with the City.

• Enforces all federal, state, and local criminal laws and ordinances; • Protects the life and property of the citizens of Haysville; • Makes arrests and issues traffic citations; • Performs routine patrol duties and prepares reports and files; • Investigates crimes and accidents and gathers evidence; • Provides citizen assistance and assists ambulance crews; • Responds to emergency situations; • Operates law enforcement equipment including patrol vehicles, firearms and communications equipment; • Performs building security checks; • Interviews witnesses, suspects, and victims; • Maintains department equipment; • Serves warrants, subpoenas, and other legal documents; • Testifies in court; • Conducts safety programs for the public; • Performs traffic control duties; • Follows department policies and procedures; • Follows safety procedures and practices.

• Provides security during various events; • Assists other law enforcement agencies; • Assists other city departments; • Serves as a field officer; • Performs other duties as deemed necessary.
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Experience: A minimum of 12 months of law enforcement experience is preferred. The right non-certified candidate would be considered for KLETC training. Expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well within one year of employment.
Education: A high school diploma or GED is required. Requires certification from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. Must possess a valid Kansas Driver’s License required (or obtain within 30 days of employment). Must obtain necessary training as required by state standards to maintain certification.

Technical Skills: Thorough knowledge of all federal, state, and local criminal laws and ordinances, CPR, law enforcement techniques, and mathematics is required. Must efficiently operate firearms, patrol vehicles, computers, two-way radios, radar equipment, breath analysis equipment, and other law enforcement equipment. Must concentrate on tasks in the presence of distractions, complete and check forms and documents, understand and anticipate problems, read and interpret maps, manuals, legal documents, reports, and written instructions. Should possess excellent public relation skills, and oral and written communication skills in English. Ability to train personnel. Must maintain absolute confidentiality of information, data and records obtained through or because of employment with the City.
Problem Solving: Frequent independent problem solving. Encounters problems with domestic violence, citizen complaints, traffic violations, and criminal investigations.
Decision Making: Frequent independent decision making. Makes decisions about using force, including deadly force, making arrests, investigating crimes and accidents, and performing daily duties in the safest and most efficient manner. Decisions often made in volatile situations.

Supervision: Works under direction of a police supervisor, but does not have supervisory responsibilities over subordinate personnel.

Financial Accountability: Responsible for the safe operation of department equipment and is required to be bonded. Does not participate in the annual budget process.

Personal Relations: Frequent contact with the general public, co-workers, and supervisory personnel. Very limited contact with the Governing Body.

Working Conditions: Works in conditions that include exposure to hazardous materials, explosives, radiation, heights, excessive noise, and adverse weather conditions. Deals with the general public including those who are combative, excited, injured, upset or angry. Contains an element of risk of personal injury. Exposed to blood borne pathogens while investigating crime scenes, seizing and preserving evidence and assisting ambulance crews. Works shifts and holidays, subject to call-backs/call-ins.

Physical Requirements: Required to sit and talk or hear. Occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, controls, or tools listed above; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. Must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Must safely operate a vehicle.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


You can apply online at Indeed and KS GOV Jobs. If you choose to come by in-person, application paperwork can be obtained at the Haysville Police Department, 200 W. Grand Ave., in Haysville. If you have any questions about qualifications you can call Captain Keith Luongo at 316-529-5912, M-F, 9:00am-5:00pm

CLOSING DATE: 09/29/2023