Police Officer

The City of Neoga is seeking a dedicated and qualified individual to join the Neoga Police Department as a Police Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining public safety and order within the city, enforcing laws, and building positive community relations.


Law Enforcement:
– Patrol assigned areas to ensure the safety and security of residents and visitors.
– Respond promptly to calls for service, emergencies, and criminal activities.
– Conduct thorough investigations, gather evidence, and prepare detailed reports.

Community Engagement:
– Foster positive relationships with community members through proactive interaction and communication.
– Attend community events and meetings to address concerns, provide information, and build trust.
– Collaborate with community organizations to develop and implement crime prevention programs.

Enforcement of Laws:
– Enforce federal, state, and local laws to maintain public order.
– Issue citations, warnings, and make arrests as necessary.
– Testify in court and provide credible testimony related to investigations.

Emergency Response:
– Respond to emergencies, accidents, and disasters to provide assistance and ensure public safety.
– Coordinate with other emergency services and agencies as needed.

 Training and Professional Development:
– Participate in ongoing training programs to stay current with legal and law enforcement practices.
– Continuously improve skills related to firearms, defensive tactics, and other law enforcement techniques.

Administrative Duties:
– Complete and maintain accurate records, including incident reports, arrest records, and other documentation.
– Attend departmental meetings and trainings as required.


1. High school diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field preferred).
2. Completion of a certified police academy and possession of a valid Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate.
3. Valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
4. Ability to pass a thorough background check and drug screening.
5. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
6. Ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
7. Physical fitness and ability to perform essential job functions.


Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.

The City of Neoga is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply.