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Choose a career with the Lancaster City Police and make your mark on the community.

Our officers actively engage with the community, building trust through community-oriented policing and witnessing the direct, rewarding impact of their efforts on neighborhood safety.
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Why choose a career with the Lancaster City Bureau of Police?

Work + Life Balance

Competitive salary, fixed schedules, vacation days, sick time, paid holidays, and bonus days.

Great Benefits

Generous health insurance with family coverage, retirement savings, life insurance, and more.

Mentorship Program

Recruits are paired with experienced officers to provide guidance and support.

Ongoing Training

Stay updated on the latest techniques, technology, and community engagement strategies.

Student Loan Forgiveness

Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program discharges some student loans.

Community Engagement

Building trust through community-oriented policing with rewarding impact.


To be a professionally responsive and innovative police agency, committed to providing outstanding service and protecting our community.


To enhance the quality of life by respectfully engaging all Lancaster residents and visitors.

Culture of Service

The Lancaster City Bureau of Police is seeking diverse candidates whose life history, past decision making, and current standing in the community aligns with the City of Lancaster’s core values of Quality, Teamwork, Integrity, and Respect.

Our Core Values