Career Opportunities

Career OpportunitiesPolice Officers with the Hays Police Department have many opportunities within the department. Some special assignment opportunities include:

Instructor opportunities also exist including: Firearms, Taser, Defensive Tactics, Radar, Emergency Vehicle Operations, Reality Based Training, Baton, OC Spray, Chemical Munition, Distraction Devices, Radar, Active-Shooter, Blue Courage, Verbal Deescalation and Less Lethal Instructor. Officers may also choose to be part of the Peer Support Group to assist fellow officers.

Promotion Opportunities

Officers have many opportunities for advancement. Promotion opportunities include:

  • Police Corporal
  • Patrol Sergeant
  • Detective
  • Detective Sergeant
  • Police Lieutenant
  • Deputy Chief & Chief of Police