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The City of Elk City Police Department is currently seeking applicants for a Drug Enforcement Officer.

Basic Purpose

Positions in this are assigned responsibilities involving criminal investigations related to the enforcement of the uniform controlled dangerous substance act.

Typical Functions

Investigates violations of state laws concerning narcotics, dangerous drugs, or other controlled substances; makes arrests, participates in undercover operations, raids and surveillance of persons or targeted locations or where it is believed that the law is being violated.

Gathers and analyzes information; searches for and gathers physical or documentary evidence or clues; interviews witnesses; interrogates suspects; obtains signed statements and affidavits; prepares investigative reports and case records; presents findings in clear, logical, impartial and properly documented reports.

Assist prosecutors and filing charges; legal documents for use in criminal court proceedings; drafts and executes legal documents for use in criminal investigations subpoenas for evidence, search warrants, arrest warrants and affidavits.

Examines physical security safeguards and accounting procedures of person registered to manufacture, receive, hold and dispense controlled and dangerous substances.

Participates in in-service training; studies professional material relating to new investigative procedures and techniques; studies legal materials relating to court rulings and state and federal laws; attends training sessions to acquire new skills.

Operates and monitors electronic surveillance equipment; operates computers and computer software.

Education and Experience

Must be 21 years of age.

Must have valid Oklahoma driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

Must pass extensive background investigation (no felonies, no domestic violence related offenses) physical fitness test, psychological evaluation, and oral board. (Contact department for details on above test.)

5 years of investigative experience (prefer 10 years with 5 years supervisory position)

Must have high school diploma or equivalent GED. College degree preferred.

Must be able to meet all the requirements for CLEET police officer certification including physical agility test and firearm proficiency. (preferred) already certified officer by CLEET.

If not certified, must not reach 46th birthday by beginning of training.

Must submit to an employment physical to be eligible for the Oklahoma Police Pension System.

After approval by the Elk City Police Department successful candidates will be further vetted by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs which includes a polygraph examination.


Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 320 W. 3rd St.; the Elk City Police Department, 422 E. 3rd St.; or you can download and print applications from our web site.

Completed applications can be turned in at City Hall, Elk City Police Department, or emailed to for more information please call 580-225-3230.

The City of Elk City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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