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The Byram Police Department is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, religious preference, and/or sexual orientation.

To be considered for employment opportunities, applicants must complete the Employment Application. Unsolicited resumes` are not accepted.

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Police Officer / Recruit


The Byram Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer / Police Recruit. To apply for this position, interested persons shall be at least 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. Applicants shall have NO previous convictions for felony crimes or misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence.


Applicants shall agree to participate in an extensive selection process that includes:

 Physical Fitness Test (Click Here for Fitness Requirements)

 Written Examination

 Board Interview

 Background Investigation

 Polygraph Examination

 Psychological Examination


The Byram Police Department offers officers a competitive benefits package that includes:


 Competitive Salary (starting at $25,000 per year/raised to $28,700 upon successful completion of basic academy and field training programs)

 Up to $1,300 education pay for employees with college degrees

 Employer paid health, dental, and vision insurance

 State PERS Retirement

 Paid vacation and sick leave

 Assigned take-home car (certain restrictions apply)

 All necessary equipment provided


Applicants desiring consideration for this position MUST complete the application packet (link above). Unsolicited Resumes are NOT accepted.




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