Join the Lee's Summit Police Department

A career in law enforcement is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling occupations. It provides an opportunity to positively affect the quality of life of our neighbors, families and the community.

The men and women of the Lee's Summit Police Department take enormous pride in the work they do. The department embraces a community policing philosophy and works to develop partnerships within the community to keep crime rates low. With a workforce comprised of 153 sworn officers and 62 civilian support staff, the department protects more than 104,000 citizens residing within 65 square miles. 

The Lee's Summit Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to recruiting, hiring and training the most qualified candidates. The department is looking for candidates who are critical thinkers, problem solvers and possess effective interpersonal skills.

Working for the Lee's Summit Police Department is an opportunity to join a professional organization serving a premier community consistently named one of the Best Places to Live in America by Money magazine. If you have the desire to serve and protect this is the first step toward a rewarding career with a nationally accredited organization dedicated to service excellence.