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Bossier City Police Department

Career Opportunities

The Bossier City Police Department is committed to excellence, professionalism and community service. Its members continue to set the pace in law enforcement by our proactive policing, work environment, and career opportunities. The Bossier City Police Department offers exciting career options, including competitive pay, full health and dental plans.

Police Officer Requirements and Salary

Requirements for Police Officer – starting monthly salary of $2,733 plus incentives

  • Must meet all requirements of the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Law, including being a citizen of the United States.
  • Must be not less than 21 years of age at the time of the appointment to the position.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a valid certificate of equivalency issued by a state department of education.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Prior to beginning work, must obtain a valid Louisiana driver’s license.

After offer of employment, but before beginning work, must pass a medical examination prepared & administered by the Appointing Authority, designed to demonstrate good health and physical fitness sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without accommodation.

Jailer Requirements and Salary

Requirements for Jailer I – starting monthly salary of $2,733 plus incentives

  • Must meet all requirements of the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Law, including being a citizen of the United States.
  • Must be not less than 21 years of age at the time of the appointment to the position.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a valid certificate of equivalency issued by a state department of education.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Prior to beginning work, must obtain a valid Louisiana driver’s license.
  • After offer of employment, but before beginning work, must pass a medical examination prepared & administered by the Appointing Authority, designed to demonstrate good health and physical fitness sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without accommodation.

Communications Officer Requirements and Salary

Requirements for Police Communications Officer – starting monthly salary of $2,600 plus incentives. Monthly salary increases to $3,298 after one year upon completion of certification. 

 

  • Must meet all requirements of the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Law, including being a citizen of the United States.
  • Must be not less than 18 years of age at the time of the appointment to the position.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a valid certificate of equivalency issued by a state department of education.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Prior to beginning work, must obtain a valid Louisiana driver’s license.
  • After offer of employment, but before beginning work, must pass a medical examination prepared & administered by the Appointing Authority, designed to demonstrate good health and physical fitness sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without accommodation.

Records Clerk Requirements and Salary

Requirement for Police Departmental Records Clerk – starting monthly salary $1,991 – plus incentives

  • Must meet all requirements of the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Law, including being a citizen of the United States.
  • Must be not less than 18 years of age at the time of the appointment to the position.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a valid certificate of equivalency issued by a state department of education.
  • After offer of employment, but before beginning work, must pass a medical examination prepared & administered by the Appointing Authority, designed to demonstrate good health and physical fitness sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without accommodation.
 

 

 
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Contact Us

Bossier City Police Department
P.O. Box 6216
Bossier City, Louisiana
71171-6216
Phone: 318.741.8611
Fax: 318.741.8622

Shane McWilliams, Chief of Police