Police College Internship Program

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College students can participate in a volunteer college-credited internship program with the Olathe Police Department (OPD) during fall, spring and summer semesters.

Internship opportunities are posted at Part-Time and Seasonal Job Opportunities as they become available.

2019 Police Intern Timeline

Internship Posting Schedule

  • Fall Internship is posted in February.
  • Spring Internship is posted in August.
  • Summer Internship is posted in January.

Internship Duties

  • Complete an assigned OPD project.
  • Experience numerous areas of service within the OPD.
  • Participate in police ride-a-long opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Hold U.S. Citizenship.
  • Enrolled in a college or university.
  • Earning college credits through the internship.
  • Comply with OPD rules and regulations.
  • Pass the interview, polygraph examination and background checks.
  • Sign liability waivers.

Contact the Internship Coordinator at OlatheConnect or call 913-971-6302 for additional information.

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