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It is the position of the University Police Department that among the violations of misconduct considered to be of an especially serious nature are those that represent a threat to the safety and health of  members of the University Community. These include but are not limited too, harassment, physical violence or threat of violence, non-consensual sexual contact, rape or any form of sexual violence.             

WKU Police Officer Employment

Position is OPEN until Filled



Two Steps process:

Application Instructions:
All applications and resumes must be submitted through HR's online electronic management system. Only those individuals who submit all required materials will be considered as eligible applicants. We invite you to submit a cover letter which describes your interest and fitness for this position. You will receive email notification confirming your application materials have been received.

Step 1:
Human Resources

                   Electronic Applications  This Application must be filled out in addition to filing out the Police Officers Packet.

Step 2:
In addition to the application this position require a Police Packet to be completed and filled out correctly and returned to the WKU Police Department. You can print the packet out from you home computer by clicking on the links below or you can stop by the WKU Police Department anytime at your convenience to pick a police packet up in person.

Police Officer Applicant Packet (This Packet must be turned into the WKU Police Department ASAP once you have completed it).

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Please remember that you must complete both steps of this packet, the Human Resources and Police Office Applicant Packet before we can even accept you as an applicant.

If you have any questions please call our dispatch center at 270-745-2548.

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 Last Modified 2/21/17