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Police Recruiting Video

The Enid Police Department is a progressive police agency leading Northwest Oklahoma. We take our responsibility to the community seriously and strive to ensure only the finest candidates are selected to become police officers and civilian support staff. We are committed to recruiting, selecting, and training a diverse, qualified workforce to serve the Greater Enid Community. Come be a part of our team.

For more information and to apply online for any open position with the City of Enid, visit the job listings page.

Police Officers

Officers can work in a variety of assignments throughout their career, including:

  • Patrol
  • Traffic
  • Investigations
  • Narcotics
  • Street Crimes
  • K-9
  • SWAT
  • Training
  • Administrative

Officers are eligible for a number of incentives, including:

  • 10-hour shifts during a 4-day work week
  • 20-year State Police Pension retirement
  • 457 deferred compensation retirement plan
  • Uniforms and equipment provided
  • Excellent and affordable health and dental insurance
  • Promotion opportunities
  • Up to 20-days of annual accumulated vacation
  • Up to 72-days of accumulated paid sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid life insurance
  • Bereavement and personal leave
  • Take home car program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Various additional paid incentives related to assignment, education, language, uniforms, and longevity

To become an Officer, you must be:

  • A citizen of between 21-45 years of age
  • A high school graduate or GED, college preferred
  • Able to pass health, psychological, and drug screen examinations
  • Able to pass an in-depth and extensive background investigation which includes a polygraph examination
  • NO physical fitness test required during the application process
    (Must pass the CLEET mandated obstacle course to attend police academy)
  • Tattoos are permitted under limited circumstances. (Tattoo Specifications) [PDF]

Annual base pay range (as of 2019) not including any of the many additional pay incentives:

Officer $37,049.91 - $60,949.34
Sergeant $52,531.45 - $71,028.82
Lieutenant $65,749.77 - $79,033.17
Captain $72,510.77 - $87,160.10

Certified Police Officers who have full CLEET certification, or are a graduate of the COPS Program, or have law enforcement certification in another State are eligible for:

  • A $6,000.00 sign on bonus
  • A higher starting pay range based on experience and abilities
  • A condensed initial training curriculum

For more information on becoming a police officer and to speak with a recruiter, contact Captain Gary Fuxa at 580-616-7055.

Civilian Support Staff

Support personnel are vital to the success of the Enid Police Department’s mission. They work a variety of task specific jobs, including:

  • 911 Communications Center Supervisors and Operators
  • Animal Control Manager and Officers
  • Community Intervention Center Manager and Attendants
  • Police Records Supervisor and Clerks
  • Management Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Network Technicians
  • Crime Scene Technician
  • Evidence Technicians
  • Parking Compliance Technicians
  • Building Maintenance Technician and Attendants
  • Adoption & Volunteer Coordinator

Support personnel are eligible for a number of incentives, including:

  • 401k / Roth 401k retirement with a 5% match
  • 457 deferred compensation retirement plan
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent and affordable health and dental insurance
  • Paid life insurance
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Up to 21-days of annual accumulated vacation
  • Up to 90-days of accumulated paid sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Bereavement and personal leave
  • Tuition reimbursement

To become civilian support personnel, you must:

  • A citizen of at least 18-years of age, 21 for some positions
  • A high school graduate or GED, some experience preferred
  • Able to pass physical and drug screen examinations
  • Able to pass an in-depth and extensive background investigation which includes a polygraph examination

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