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HPD needs new officers

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LaRue County Herald News Staff

The Hodgenville Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Recruit and Police Officer. Individuals interested in applying can retrieve an application from City Hall or our website located at www.hodgenville.ky.gov. Simply click on the City Government tab across the top of the site and select the police department from drop down menu. The link to download the application is listed directly under the forms section.

All applicants will be subject to the Police Officer Professional Standards (POPS). If applicants are not already POPS certified, they will be sent to the DOCJT for recruit training. More information related to POPS as well as recruit training can be found at www.docjt.ky.gov.

Benefits for Police Recruits include a starting hourly pay rate of $13.24 per hour, full employee health and dental insurance and a $10,000 life insurance policy. Upon successful completion of recruit training, the hourly rate increases to $15.61.

Benefits for lateral transfers that are POPS certified include a starting hourly pay rate of $15.61 per hour, full employee health and dental insurance and a $10,000 life insurance policy. This rate can be adjusted based on job experience or specialized training.

A three-year employment contract will be required of any person accepting a job offer with the City of Hodgenville Police Department.

HPD will be accepting applications until February 1, 2019 at 4 p.m. Completed applications can be turned into City Hall during normal business hours, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Marcus Jackson at 270-766-4202.