(Qualifications & benefits are listed at the bottom of the webpage)

We seek qualified individuals to become apart of the Yukon Police Department family!  

Although experience is not a prerequisite, previously certified police officers or active duty military personnel can potentially begin employment without college experience. Our department is seeking men and women from all backgrounds who welcome a challenge, and share our philosophy of community service.                            

Those who accept the challenge, we offer excellent training, great pay & benefits, and ample opportunities for advancement, but also the opportunity to provide a service to the community.

Police Officer Qualifications and Benefits


  • Possess 60 semester hours from accredited university or college (In lieu of 60 semester hours,  2 years full time law enforcement experience or 2 years active duty military service with honorable discharge will be considered)
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Between the ages of 21 and 45 years at time of employment
  • Valid state issued driver’s license
  • No history involving moral turpitude
  • No felony or domestic violence convictions
  • Must pass physical agility test and obstacle course (CLEET)
  • Must pass all written and interview exams
  • Must pass psychological examination (MMPI)
  • Must pass extensive background investigation
  • Must pass Oklahoma Police Pension Board physical and drug screening
  • No visible tattoos; Per YPD Policy (If an officer has, or wishes to acquire, a tattoo that would be visible while wearing a departmental uniform, they are required to wear a natural, flesh tone, or dark navy tattoo concealment sleeve approved by the Chief of Police, or a long sleeved shirt or pants if the tattoo is located on the leg while on duty)

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salary with annual step increases
  • College Incentive Pay (Associate, Bachelor, Masters Degree paid annually)
  • Birthday Incentive (One week Salary on your birthday)
  • Firearm Superior Qualification Incentive ($100 every quarter with qualification of 90 or better)
  • Longevity Incentive (Starting after 4 years continuous employment)
  • 10 hour work day, 8 days on-6 days off schedule
  • Health, Dental, Life insurance provided
  • Vacation, Sick, Holiday, Military paid leave
  • Uniforms and equipment provided
  • Shift Differential pay
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • 20 year retirement and police pension fund