What We Offer

Police Officer (Non-certified)

The Johnston Police Department is seeking candidates who embody our core values of Honor, Protection, and Service. Our focus is on community policing through proactive outreach and positive interactions with the public. We are a people-centric agency committed to our work, the community we serve, and maintaining the highest standards of law enforcement ethics and conduct.

The City of Johnston provides excellent benefits and a generous paid time-off package. If you are motivated by a desire to contribute, enjoy being challenged, and aspire to be part of an exceptional team that positively impacts the lives of Johnston residents, we invite you to join us as a Police Officer.

Annual Salary: $67,714 - $102,057
Application deadline: Monday, July 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Apply for this position today.
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Click on the PDF below to view the benefits for non-certified officers.

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Police Officer (Certified Lateral Transfer)

We are looking for committed and collaborative individuals to carry out various law enforcement and crime prevention responsibilities in the Johnston community. Our officers are dedicated to ensuring the safety of people and property. They actively engage in solving problems, educating the community, intervening when necessary, and conducting investigations to prepare for arrest, referral, or mitigation.

Annual Starting Salary: $67,714 – $79,980
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Click the image below to view a PDF of the lateral transfer benefits.

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