The Jenks Police Department is looking for outstanding citizens to be dedicated and motivated public safety servants.


The City of Jenks is a family-friendly community with a population of approximately 23,000. The 18-square mile city is a great place for families, working professionals, and growing businesses. Residents often choose Jenks for the hometown environment and high quality of living. Jenks has been consistently recognized as one of the best places to live in the nation and one of the fastest growing cities in Oklahoma.



The Jenks Police Department has an excellent reputation within the community and throughout the region, with a crime rate among the lowest in Oklahoma. The Jenks Police Department embraces community policing and upholds a strong customer service attitude. The Jenks Police Department currently has 25 full-time police officers, 11 part-time police officers, and 15 civilian staff members.



The ideal candidate is a person who is committed to public service and making a positive impact on the community. As a Jenks Police Officer, you will receive quality training through the academy and our field training program to prepare you for the position. You will respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service and promote public safety. You will be a proactive member of our department, engaging in community-oriented policing, traffic enforcement, and on occasion, special detail.

Preferred Experience

Law enforcement experience, military experience, and/or college education preferred, but not required.


Must be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D
U.S. Citizen
21-45 years of age or already on the Oklahoma Police Officer Pension
Must certify that she/he is physically able to fully participate in and complete all phases of the CLEET Basic Peace Officer Certification Academy as mandated in CLEET rules
Must pass a health examination, psychological evaluation, and drug screen
Must pass a written general knowledge exam - CLEET Mandated
Must pass a background investigation
Must be willing and able to work mornings, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holidays
No felony convictions
No conviction for domestic assault
No conviction for a crime of moral turpitude
Must have a valid driver license

Pay and Benefits

Starting salary - $40,580.80 ($19.51/hr.)
Incentive, education, and longevity pay
Tuition reimbursement - $2,500 per year
100% paid employee health care
20-year retirement available
Vacation leave, sick leave, and holiday leave

To apply or request more information, please follow the link JPD Hiring

The City of Jenks is an Equal Opportunity Employer