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Category: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

Type: Standard

Location: Liberty

Starts: Jan. 3, 2022

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


The Liberty Police Department is currently offering paid internships to college students who are/will be enrolled in college credit internships.  Our internship program is designed to allow college students an opportunity to observe police department operations,  learn more about the law enforcement environment and be mentored by trained professionals.   In addition,  interns will learn about and participate in various police department functions.

Interested college students must complete a City of Liberty application and submit appropriate internship credit parameters.   Applications may be completed online at  or hard copies are available at City Hall,  101 E.  Kansas,  Liberty,  MO 64068.   Selection will be made by the Chief of Police or his designee.


Eligible candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 years old and a U.S.  Citizen
  • Have a high school diploma,  GED,  or evidence of equivalent achievement
  • Be enrolled in an accredited college or university at the time of application
  • Be earning college credit through the internship
  • Pass interview,  extensive background investigation and drug screen
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record prior to beginning employment with the city

Eligible candidates must not:

  • Have been convicted,  or have had a conviction expunged,  diverted,  or deferred for any state or federal felony crime or misdemeanor domestic violence crime convictions
  • Have used any illegal drugs,  with the exception of marijuana,  within the last five years
  • Have used marijuana or synthetic marijuana in the last year
  • Have an established pattern of prescription medication abuse
  • Have had revoked or curtailed the right to legally own or use a firearm under federal,  state,  or local law
  • Currently be charged with or under indictment for any criminal activity other than minor traffic violations
  • Currently be on criminal probation
  • Have been convicted of,  plead guilty or no contest to,  or been diverted on a serious traffic violation
  • Have tattoos on the neck,  hands and face.   All other tattoos are subject to review.

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