Integrity. Service. Character. 

We Are IPD - the Independence Police Department - proudly protecting and serving over 117,000 citizens and countless visitors in Independence, Missouri 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our service area spans more than 78 square miles in this active metropolitan community.

 

IPD has earned a reputation as a highly respected law enforcement agency in the Midwest. Our officers enjoy the opportunities of a “big city” department with the benefits of a connected hometown community. New recruits and commissioned officers can expand their careers by seeking positions within our many specialized units, and grow earning potential with numerous off-duty assignment opportunities. We offer the highest starting salary in the metropolitan area and a highly competitive benefits package.

Integrity. Service. Character. 

We Are IPD - the Independence Police Department - proudly protecting and serving over 120,000 citizens and countless visitors in Independence, Missouri 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our service area spans more than 78 square miles in an active community sharing a border with Kansas City.

 

IPD has earned a reputation as a highly respected law enforcement agency in the Midwest. Our officers enjoy the opportunities of a “big city” department with the benefits of a connected hometown community. New recruits and commissioned officers can expand their careers by seeking positions within our many specialized units, and grow earning potential with numerous off-duty assignment opportunities. We offer the highest starting salary in the metropolitan area and a highly competitive benefits package.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age to be certified as a police officer

  • Must be a United States Citizen

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent (college degree or college course work in criminal justice preferred)

  • Possess/maintain a valid Missouri driver's license by date of hire and have a good driving record

  • Have no serious criminal record

  • Have an excellent work history and attendance record

  • Must not have been discharged from the military under dishonorable conditions

  • Residency in the City of Independence is not required

CALL US

Tel: 816-325-7994

Email: kfreeman@indepmo.org

Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence MO 64050.3013

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