Recruitment and Employment

The Alexandria Police Department is currently accepting applications for the positions of Lateral Police Officer, School Resource Officer and Contract Police Officer. Applications can be submitted in person or electronically to Salary and benefit information is listed below.

School Resource Officer

-Must be a certified police officer retired through CERS

-$45,000-$65,000 annually based on 1560 hours

-10 paid personal leave days a year

-Work in accordance with Campbell County Schools calendar

-All uniforms and equipment provided

-Take home cruiser


Contract Officer

-Must be a certified police officer retired through CERS

-$65,000 starting salary


-10 hours shifts

-12 paid holidays

-Paid sick, vacation, and personal days

-Compensation time bank of up to 120 hours

-Fitness standard incentive

-Two-hour minimum court overtime

-Career development bonus

-Uniforms and equipment provided

-Take home vehicle


Police Officer Positions

Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? We are always recruiting and accepting applications for new recruits or lateral transfers.  Please note that your application will be held until a testing date is established.  Come work for a department focused on the success of their community and employees.  With a competitive salary and benefits package, a variety of special assignments and training, along with a balanced work/life relationship, the Alexandria Police Department is an exceptional place to work.  View the material and links below to learn more about our agency, the standards and process to become a police officer in Kentucky, and to submit an application. For additional questions regarding joining our department, please email us.

Standards and hiring process:  KLECS

Kentucky POPS Fitness Standards

Application Form