Chief of Police (Junction City, KS)


Agency: Junction City Police Department

Description and Details:

Junction City, Kansas – a prosperous, ethnically diverse community located in the heart of Kansas and adjacent to Fort Riley, home of the 1st Infantry Division and birthplace of the 7th Cavalry- is seeking a new Chief of Police. The Chief of Police will lead a team of highly skilled staff and oversee all Police Department services in a high performing organization characterized by excellence, integrity, compassion, professionalism, teamwork, and commitment. The Junction City Police Department’s mission is to protect and serve with honor while being committed to establishing a positive relationship with a community rich with history and inviting atmosphere.

Under the direction of the City Manager, the Chief of Police provides for the health, safety, and well-being of Junction City’s citizens and visitors through management of assigned law enforcement and crime prevention resources. The ideal candidate holds a bachelor’s degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice Administration, or a Law Enforcement related field and a minimum of 10 years of law enforcement experience, with at least three years of command/executive level experience.  The chosen candidate must also possess or be able to obtain certifications as a law enforcement officer mandated by Kansas State statues.


The salary range is $85,000 – $110,000, depending on qualifications.

Benefits Package:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Up to 20,000 City Paid Life Insurance
  • Additional Life Insurance Options
  • Short Term Disability
  • KP&F Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation Options
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Plan Options
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Account
  • Short Term Disability

How to Apply/Contact:

Applications will only be accepted electronically at Applicants will be required to complete an online application form and to provide a detailed resume and letter of interest. This position will remain open until filled with the first review of applications beginning September 3, 2019.

Closing Date: August 31, 2019

Contact Information:

Please contact Lorena Pula at 785-238-3103 ext. 112 or via email for any additional assistance or inquiries.