The Cape Girardeau Police Department offers several career opportunities for civilians. These include the positions of: records clerk, nuisance abatement officer, jailer, communicator, and administrative support positions. As a civilian employee of the Cape Girardeau Police Department, you will be eligible to participate in a variety of benefits offered by the City of Cape Girardeau.

Civilian employees receive on-the-job training from supervisors and seasoned, veteran employees. Civilian employees may also receive periodic training relative to their specific job duties.

The civilian employment application process consists of:

  • Completed Application
  • Written Examination
  • Typing Test (if applicable)
Upon successful completion of the written examination, applicants may be invited back for an interview with Department staff.  The chosen applicant will be required to undergo an extensive background investigation and drug screening.

  • Contact Info
  • 2530 Maria Louise Lane Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

  • Telephone 573.339.6621
  • Email police@cityofcape.org