Full Time Patrol Officer

Lewistown Police Department (PA) - Lewistown, Pennsylvania

Sep 22, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Oct 1, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$22.74 hourly

Job Description

** Testing October 8, 2022**

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conduct thorough investigations of crimes and incidents

  • Enforce laws and ordinances

  • Exhibit good community relations by supporting and getting involved in the Lewistown Police community-oriented programs and prepare and deliver crime prevention and safety programs

  • Interpret policies and procedures to apply to law enforcement activities and situations

  • Prepare for and testify in court

  • May conduct sensitive investigation, interviews, follow-ups and prepare comprehensive reports for the Chief of Police


Perform the work of Police Officer to accomplish the mission of the police department; that is to protect and serve the life and property of citizens, workers, property owners, and visitors of the Lewistown Borough.

Additional Information


October 08, 2022

Those interested in becoming a member of our police department should submit a Preliminary Application to; The Lewistown Police Department, 21 South Brown St., Suite 1A, Lewistown, PA 17044. The application and more detailed information, including starting salary and benefits, can be found online at www.lewistownpolice.org under our employment tab. An application may also be picked up at the station or emailed to you upon request. Applications must be submitted on or before October 01, 2022.

A written civil service exam will be conducted on October 08, 2022, at 1000 hours at the Lewistown Community Center followed by the physical agility test for those who successfully complete the written exam.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: MPOETC Act 120 Certified
  • Experience: Will Train

Prerequisites for applying for the position of police officer are as follows:

  • Must be 21 years of age and a citizen of the United States
  • Possess a valid PA Driver License upon being hired
  • Possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • College education preferred but not necessary
  • MPOETC Act 120 certified or enrolled in a MPOETC approved Act 120 program

Contact Information

Becca Metz

Lewistown Police Department (PA)
21 S Brown St Suite A
Lewistown, Pennsylvania 17044
phone: 717-248-6716

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