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Detention Officer
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The City of Lee’s Summit is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Detention Officer in the Police Department. 

The Lee’s Summit Police Department Detention Facility is a temporary holding facility for subjects who have committed a variety of crimes from misdemeanors to felonies.  The facility is capable of housing up to 30 subjects; however, outside agencies are utilized for extended sentencing stays over 2 days and the Detention Officer is responsible for coordinating transportation to these outside agencies with the Patrol Division.
The job of a Detention Officer is an excellent starting point for future opportunities as a Police Officer.   There are daily interactions with Police Officers and Police Supervision.   
Duties of the position include intake, supervision, and care of prisoners; facility maintenance and security; and computer entry. 
Position: Detention Officer
Organization: Lee's Summit Police Department
Location: Lee's Summit,  MO 
United States
Salary: $21.30 to $32.56
Posting Start Date: 4/15/2024
Date Posted: 4/15/2024
  • High school diploma or G.E.D
  • 18 years of age
  • Applicants should possess strong computer skills, communication and organizational skills, and the ability to stay calm in stressful situations.
  • Applicants must be willing to work shift work including overnight shifts, holidays, and weekends. Applicants must have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions and be able to pass a polygraph examination and background investigation. 
  • The minimum starting salary is $21.30/hr. with shift differential pay for overnight shifts along with an excellent benefits package including, insurance (medical, dental, and vision coverage), LAGERS Retirement provided at no cost to the employee (with full retirement options at 55 years of age), and options of Deferred Compensation.
Status: This listing expires on: 5/30/2024
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Lee's Summit Police Department
10 NE Tudor Rd.

Lee's Summit,  MO 64086
United States
(816) 969-1725
Sgt. Ben Griffin