Police Department -
Career Opportunities


The city of Ralston is accepting applications for the position of Lateral Police Officer. This is an OPEN position, not an eligibility list. Applicants must be a Nebraska certified law enforcement officer, or must have a completed audit from the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center identifying them as eligible for reciprocity. Other qualifications may apply. Applicants must be able to pass a background investigation, polygraph, credit check, and physical exam (including drug screen). Preference points will be awarded for veterans (Qualified DD214 required).

Testing dates and times will be assigned individually. Testing will include a writing exercise based on a videotaped scenario, reading and interpreting a document, and a police panel. Applications can be obtained at: Ralston Police Department, 7400 Main Street, Ralston, NE 68127, or www.cityofralston.com under the police tab, or emailing ralstonpolice@cityofralston.com.

A salary range for a Nebraska Certified Officer is $46,259-$48,609 based on experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefits package provided.

For questions or information contact Deputy Chief Marc Leonardo, 402-331-1786, or ralstonpolice@cityofralston.com

Position closes July 18th. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on that date.

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