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Emergency Numbers

Fire/Police/Medical: 911
City Hall: 724-8918
Police Dispatch: 724-8274
Craw. Co EMS: 724-6435
Craw. Co Ambulance: 724-4721
Police Admin: 724-6219
Fire Admin: 724-6216
Hospital Admin: 724-8219
After Hrs. Water/Elec: 724-6216
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Police Position

The City of Girard is soliciting a highly motivated individual for a full-time position as a Police Officer/School Resource Officer. This position enforces all federal, state, local laws and ordinances, performs patrol duties, enforces traffic laws, and investigates crimes and accidents. This officer is directly involved with the Girard School System and is the liaison between the Police Department and the school system. State certified officers with 3 years of similar or related experience is preferred. This employee should possess excellent communication, supervisory, public relations, and organizational skills.

The City offers a generous benefits package including KP&F retirement, paid vacation/sick leave and paid holidays. The City of Girard is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Applicants must be 21 years of age, possess above average writing and verbal skills, high school diploma or equivalent, college is preferred but not required, no felony convictions or disqualifying criminal history, possess a valid driver’s license with no recent record of suspension or revocation of driver’s license and vision correctable to 20/20. Successful candidates must pass psychological examination, drug and alcohol screen, criminal history background check and a physical. Work schedule requires weekend, some midnight/rotating shift work, holiday, overtime, and court appearances.

Salary: Depending on Qualifications (DOQ)

How to Apply:

Contact the City of Girard at (620)724-8918 or go to www.girardkansas.gov or www.hrepartners.com for an application. Applicant MUST provide cover letter and resume with application to be considered for job.   Mail completed application, cover letter and resume to City of Girard 120 N. Ozark St. Girard, Kansas 66743. Applications will be accepted until job is filled. First review of applications will be July 12, 2017.  



Police Department




Jeff McDonald
Chief of Police

Administrative Phone: (620) 724-6219
Or (620) 724-6217
Fax: (620) 724-6878

120 North Ozark St
Girard, Kansas 66743

Email - policechief@girardkansas.gov


The Girard Police Department welcomes you to our on-line departmental information. The goal of our department is to provide a progressive law enforcement presence for the community, realizing that our primary objective is to the protection of life and property. Additionally, the Department is responsible for enforcing codes and ordinances as set forth in the Uniform Public Offense Code and the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities. We will accomplish this through the development of mutual trust in serving and protecting the citizens and visitors of Girard through professional integrity and a passion for serving the citizens and community.

The department is a full-time staff comprised of the following positions: Chief of Police, Captain, Detective, School Resource Officer, and Patrol Officers.
Other duties include enforcing animal control and assisting in the capture of reported stray animals, conducting motor vehicle inspections, identification and removal of inoperable vehicles, verifying proper installation of child safety seats, child passenger safety, Project DARE and Crime Prevention Program.



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