Build a career that makes an impact.

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. Join the Lancaster City Bureau of Police and build a career that makes an impact.

Work with us to help create a safer, stronger Lancaster City for all.

Applications are now being accepted!
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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


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


Hiring Process

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

Hiring Process


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

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