Police Officer

Website Benson Police Department

Benson is a growing town of 4100 people, and our department is growing too to meet the needs of the community.

As a Benson Police Officer, you will be responsible for maintaining peace, enforcing laws and responding to calls in our growing community. You will be able to put your problem solving skills into action and act as an ambassador to our community so that our citizens will better understand the services and protections our department provides.

Essential Job Duties: Prevent and suppress crime; protect life and property; enforce laws and ordinances; collect evidence; prepare reports; testify in court; identify significant crime trends; determine reasonable suspicion to detain and probable cause to arrest; engage in community and problem oriented policing strategies; operate law enforcement vehicles; work day and night shift assignments; and communicate effectively with the public.

$42,673 Starting Salary
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus
Take-Home Vehicle
Career Progression Plan
Specialized Positions
Paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
5% 401(k) Contribution
Wellness Program with Paid Gym Membership
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Holiday and Longevity Pay Program
Opportunities for General and Advanced Training
Opportunities for Secondary Employment
Community Outreach Activities

“I enjoy working for a Police Department where the command staff listens to what its officers have to say.”
“I enjoy the ability to control what we do during the shift. Whether that is to work traffic heavily or maintain patrol of our businesses and our residences.”
“The community I work with is pretty amazing and very supportive of Law Enforcement.”
“I enjoy the atmosphere of the workplace. I feel like I have a family when I come to work, instead of feeling like a statistic.”


To apply for this job email your details to gpercy@bensonpd.org

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