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Position Title: Police Officer (Lateral Transfer) & Police Trainee
Category: Law Enforcement
The Lincoln Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer (for Nebraska Certified lateral transfers) and Police Trainee from October 28, 2019 through December 6, 2019.

Candidates for these positions will complete an on-line application located at Applicants for these positions will start their academy, located at the Hall of Justice in Lincoln, NE, in July, 2020.

Lateral applicants will attend a condensed academy and shortened Field Training Program; trainee applicants will attend a full 22-week academy followed by a 22-week Field Training Program. All applicants must meet the minimum criteria as set forth by the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center (

Lincoln is a city of approx. 300,000 residents with an authorized police force of 353 sworn personnel and an additional 150 civilian employees. We seek applicants with diverse backgrounds and educational experiences. The Lincoln Police Department is regarded as a premiere law enforcement agency in our state, with on-site training facilities and access to advanced technology. Our employees maintain a sense of pride as we continue to challenge ourselves daily and strive to better the community.

If you are interested in finding out more information about becoming employed by the Lincoln Police Department, please visit or contact Sergeant Brad Junker by one of the methods listed below.

The City of Lincoln is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary: $55,698.01 - $78,733.16
Closing Date: 12/6/2019
Contact Person: Sergeant Brad Junker
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 402-441-7240
Contact Address:
575 S 10th St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Web Site:
Opening Date: 10/15/2019

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