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Yukon police officers participate in the Oklahoma Police Pension and Retirement System (OPPRS) and can receive 50% of their pay at twenty years of successful service as retirement for the rest of their lives. For more information visit the OPPRS website.
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The Yukon Police Department requires police officers to be between the ages of 21 to 45 years old upon initial hiring to the department. An exclusion to the max age of 45 years old is if you have previously participated on the Oklahoma Police Pension Retirement System (OPPRS).
Police officers will be allowed to participate in the vehicle take home program based on department policy and if you live within the 10 mile radius of the Yukon Police Department.
Yes. The police department has a tattoo policy that allows police officers to display their tattoos in uniform through an approval process. Some automatic disqualifiers to be a Yukon Police Officer exist for tattoos above the collar bone or on the hand with the exception of a ring tattoo on either hand.
Yes. Police officers receive medical and dental provided at no cost to the employee and at a reduced cost for family members.
All Yukon police officers will begin their careers by attending the state police academy (CLEET) or if certified you will begin the department field training officer (FTO) process. After FTO, officers will be assigned to work one of three shifts in patrol. Positions in investigations, schools, or specialized units are available after completing the minimum number of years in the patrol division.
No, the Yukon Police Department only employs full time police officers.