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York Police Department
315 N Grant Ave
York, NE 68467
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  • Phone:  (402) 363-2640
  • Fax:  (402) 363-2621
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The York Police Department is not currently hiring for any positions.

Police Officer Career Opportunities and General Information

As a police officer for the City of York, you will have the opportunity to serve the community while performing various aspects of law enforcement.  Duties involve traffic enforcement, accident investigation, criminal investigations, crime prevention and public speaking engagements.  Officers work 12 hour shifts which includes every other weekend (Fri.-Sun.) off.  Upon hire, completion of the 16 week Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center Basic Training Session as well as the York Police Department Field Training Program is required.

York has a population of nearly 8000 people and offers all of the character of a small town with the advantages of a more populated city.  An excellent workforce, quality of life, and low cost of living combine to make York one of the more attractive locations in Nebraska.

Minimum requirements

  • Applicants must be a US citizen.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent and must.
  • Be able to read, write, and understand the English language at the eleventh grade level as demonstrated by the Test of Adult Basic Education. 
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must not have a felony or Class I misdemeanor conviction. 
  • Applicants cannot have a DUI conviction within two (2) years of their application.
  • Applicants must also be able to perform the physical requirements of the position.  
  • Physical and mental fitness will be determined by examination.  
  • Successful applicants must relocate to within York County.


Salary Range (2016-2017): $38,461 - $51,280 plus excellent benefits to include:

  • Medical insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance (optional)
  • Retirement pension plan
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Longevity pay
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Annual uniform purchase and cleaning allowance 

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The City of York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.