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Are you interested in making a difference in your community?  The York City Police Department offers you that exact opportunity.  The York City Police Department offers competitive pay with nearly unlimited chances for career and personal improvement.  The requirements?  A high school diploma or GED, a clean background, and a willingness to commit yourself. 

The York City Police Department is an accredited Police Department that consists of approximately 100 full-time sworn police officers and 9 full time and part-time civilian employees.  The Officers patrol 5.29 square miles which is home to over 44,000 residents.  

A search on the benefits of all the Police Departments in South Central Pennsylvania shows that pay and benefits are similar. So, what makes the York City Police Department the best choice for applicants?  First, while our officers can advance their careers by being promoted, they can also specialize in numerous other assignments such as Detective Positions, Community Policing, School Resource Officers, positions on QRT/NRT, and appointments to Federal agencies.  All after as little as three years.  Next there’s the ability for involvement in such programs as Crime Scene Technician, Honor Guard, Fatal Accident Reconstruction, Crisis Intervention, and many, many more.  On top of that the York City Police Department has provided for its officers on patrol the largest motorcycle unit in York County as well as access to other specialty transportation such as Segways, T3s, and bicycles.  Lastly our Community Policing program gives officers a never-ending opportunity to interact with both young and old while working in the community… while being paid.  With programs such as our youth outreach, summer bowling programs and endless community block parties and engagements officers get to work with the community they are sworn to protect and serve. 

What other job pays you a highly competitive salary, with health care benefits, tuition reimbursement, a retirement plan, and pays for your equipment, all while allowing you to serve your community?   All these reasons should make your decision to apply for the York City Police Department extremely easy.