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Contributing to the enhancement of the quality of life for our community.

The Ellis Police Department strives to maintain a safe environment for the residents of the City of Ellis and to all who visit our community, by enforcing Federal, State, and Municipal laws and ordinances.  Aside from enforcing laws, the Ellis Police Department prides itself in being a community-oriented agency, working towards good public relations, and public trust.

The officers patrol the streets of Ellis to protect life, property, peace and welfare of all citizens and visitors.  The department investigates all crimes and traffic accidents that occur in Ellis.  Other obligations of the Ellis Police Department are to provide assistance to the citizens in need, respond to emergencies, help outside agencies and educate the public by answering questions concerning laws and illegal activities.


                                                     Open Position

The City of Ellis, Kansas is accepting applications for a Full Time Entry Level Police Officer or a Lateral Transfer Police Officer. Minimum requirements are U.S. citizen, High School diploma or GED, 21 years of age, valid driver’s license, no felony, serious misdemeanor or domestic violence convictions.  KLETC certification or certifiable in Kansas is required for lateral transfers. A background check will be conducted on each applicant. Applicant must pass a pre-employment drug screen, written test, oral interview, and physical and mental health evaluations. Applicant will provide a current driving history and current credit report. The City of Ellis is an equal opportunity employer offering a highly competitive benefit package including paid family health insurance. For applications see the City of Ellis KS or Ellis KS Police Department web sites or contact the Ellis City Clerk (785)726-4812 or the Ellis Police Department (785) 726-4462, 815 Jefferson Ellis, Kansas 67637, or e-mail ellispd@eaglecom.net.  

Employment Application

                                      New Vehicle

                                                      2012 Dodge Charger


     2011 Ellis Police Department Community Forum

On October 20, 2011 the Ellis Police Department held their annual open Community Forum.  Ellis Police Officers, Ellis County Sheriff Deputes, and Kansas State Troopers were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the community of Ellis.  






                               KLETC Graduation
Officer Christopher Krom graduated KLETC on September 16, 2011.  He finished first in his class, receiving the Welch Award.

                  Indent-a-kid Event at Equity Bank



                            New Officer Joins EPD

 The Ellis Police Department welcomes John Walz to the team.

                         Officer Krom off to KLETC


Officer Krom has been at KLETC in Hutchinson, Kansas for 10 weeks. His graduation date is September 19, 2011. 

To report an emergency, please call 9-1-1. For a non-emergency response or animal control issue, please call 785-726-4462 or 785-726-4141.


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