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Not just a force, we are family.

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


If you are ready for the challenge of a rewarding career with the Independence Police Department, go to the city's job posting webpage, click on the link below and see what positions are available now.


CLICK HERE to see the current job postings with the City of Independence and apply online.


Entry Level Positions:

Police Officer

Police Cadet

911 Police/Fire Dispatcher

Detention Officer

Police Technician (Records Unit)

Crime Analyst

Police Grant Project Coordinator

Crime Scene Investigator

Independence residency is not required.  Call 816.325.7994 for more information. 

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