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

Salary & Benefits

The City of Lancaster offers a competitive entry-level salary and benefits package, including health, vision, and dental insurance from day one.

Salary & Benefits

Qualifications

Candidates must be at least 21 years old, complete a physical test and written examination, and have the equivalent to a high school diploma.

Qualifications

Hiring Process

In addition to an applications, candidates must complete testing, a background investigation, medical screening, and a command staff interview.

Hiring Process

Mission

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

Vision

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