THE MARSHALL POLICE DEPARTMENT
An Organization of Professionals
The City of Marshall is seeking qualified applicants to be placed on a waiting list for the position of Police Officer.
Successful candidates will be team players with outstanding communication skills to articulate a clear vision for police services based upon community values, reflecting a strong commitment to quality of life, customer service, and cultural diversity.
Starting salary is $28,725 (annually) with normal increases to $31,346 with one year of service, and a full range of fringe benefits.
Applications and further information can be obtained by calling the Marshall Police Department, 660-886-7411, located at 461 W. Arrow, Marshall, MO 65340.
The FAX number is 660-886-7405.
|At least 21 years of age.
||High school graduate or GED (College education preferred)
||Height in proportion to weight
|Vision correctable to 20/20 in each eye
||Normal hearing in each ear without hearing aid
||Pass written and physical agility tests.
|Of good character
||Missouri POST commission pre-certification required.
||Pass oral review board and background check.
The City of Marshall
Marshall was founded in 1839 and is the Seat of Government of Saline County. Population is estimated at 13,000 and consists of about 10 square miles. It has a Mayor-Council form of government and the Police Department operates under the Merit System.
The City has a 325-acre park including swimming pool, paved tennis courts, fishing lakes, excellent picnic areas, lighted ball diamonds, and golf course.
Marshall has excellent elementary and high schools, and is the home of Missouri Valley College (a four-year, liberal arts college).
The residents enjoy a low crime rate and high quality of life.
The Marshall Police Department
The Police Department consists of 24 sworn officers. The Department provides full law enforcement services on a 24-hour basis within the City, and has a wide range of duties for Officers. This includes: Detectives, Traffic Accident Investigation and Enforcement, Drug Investigation, Crime Prevention, Training, D.A.R.E., Bicycle Patrol, and Community Oriented Policing.
The Police Station is fully computerized and houses the Law Enforcement Offices, Records Center, Jail, Enhanced 911 Emergency Dispatch Center, Detective Offices, Training room, and Emergency Operations Center.
Promotions within the Department are based upon demonstrated ability and performance.
WE ARE AN ORGANIZATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONALS
The mission of the Marshall Police Department is to create and maintain an atmosphere of safety and security in the community through proper, responsive, positive police service.
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