Job Opening – Chief of Police









The City of Lamar is seeking an experienced police professional to lead the Lamar Police
Department, to plan, coordinate and direct the operational activities of the Department.

The City of Lamar is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief. Lamar, located in
southwest Missouri, is a 4th Class City with a population of 4,532 and a $16 million-dollar budget.
Qualifications include a completed high school diploma or equivalent with a bachelor’s degree,
Master’s preferred, a valid Missouri driver’s license, Missouri POST certification, ten years of
progressive law enforcement experience, five of which at a minimum being a first line supervisor,
command staff level of experience is preferred

Experienced police professionals interested in applying for the position may send a resume to Lamar
City Hall, 1104 Broadway, Lamar, MO 64759 or email to The City of Lamar
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, and
disability in employment or the provision of services. Contact Human Resource Department at (417)
682- 5554 x 2318 or for additional information.



First application review on May 1.

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