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Police Officer

Springfield, Missouri



City of Springfield

840 Boonville, Room 324

Springfield, MO 65802

Phone: 417-864-1607

Fax: 417-864-1186

E-mail: employment@ci.springfield.mo.us
Website: www.springfieldmogov.org  



Starting Salary: $31,553.60 (See Below)

Population: 151,000

Sworn Officers: 325   

Application Deadline: 1/20/06




Springfield Police Department


“Realize Your Potential… We Do!”

The City of Springfield, MO is seeking individuals ready for a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement.


Starting salary is $31,553.60 plus clothing allowance and paid employee health insurance; the City of Springfield offers a competitive benefits package, below-average cost of living, and annual promotional opportunities.

The current application deadline is January 20, 2006 for February 12th testing.  Successful applicants will begin their Academy in the Fall 2006.


Applicant Requirements:

  • Be U.S. citizens

  • 21 years of age at time of commission

  • High school graduate or have a G.E.D.

  • Possess 60 semester hours from an accredited college or 2 years full-time experience as a civilian or military police officer with arrest powers or possess a Missouri Class A or B certification plus two years reserve or part-time law enforcement experience or possess 30 semester hours from an accredited college or university plus 3 years of experience as a Springfield Police Cadet


Additional requirements include:

  • No felonies

  • Must meet physical standards

  • No visible tattoos

  • Other standards apply


To Apply:


Call and request an application:


(417) 864-1607 




Drop by:


840 Boonville, Room 324

Springfield, MO 65802



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