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Join the York Police Department


York offers more than a “job”, we offer the chance to make an active difference in the community with a meaningful career.  York PD enjoys great support and positive from residents and businesses, which also includes positive working relationships with our local schools.  As we continue to build our involvement within the community; we are part of many local celebrations and events, and have representatives on several local boards/committees.  We believe in modern policing, as we embrace our small-town culture.  If you have goals that include helping others, having meaningful impact, and enjoying the pride that comes with serving your community, apply with our agency.

Police officer positions are full-time positions with competitive pay and benefits, including paid overtime and holidays, retirement program, and excellent family health insurance.  We also offer an employee wellness program and fitness facilities.  Police officer base pay scale ranges from $58,774 to $74,401 annually.  Certified or experienced officers starting wages are based upon experience and qualifications.  We are offering $3,000 sign on bonuses for new officers and $15,000 bonuses for certified officers.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent and have the ability to obtain a valid Nebraska Driver’s License.  Applicants must pass a background check, a pre-employment drug screening, and undergo a series of written, physical, and psychological tests.  Officers of the York Police Department are required to live in York County.