Join the Newport Police Department

The Newport Police Department is accepting applications year-round! View employment instructions found on the Human Resources Department page.

Competitive Benefits Package

  • Earn up to 240 vacation hours per year
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Longevity pay
  • Paid birthday off
  • Take home vehicle
  • 12-hour shifts
  • Medical and dental insurance, including a free wellness and health center
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Cell phone stipend
  • 24-hour gym
  • Uniform allowance
  • Off-duty detail opportunities
  • Specialty units - SWAT, investigations, honor guard, motorcycle, bike patrol, K9, DEA Taskforce, School Resource Officer, Field Training Officers

Competitive Salary

Out-of-State Certified Officers

Submit to Kentucky Law Enforcement Council for approval of out-of-state credentials for certification. 

View the reciprocity application and more information on the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council website.

Physical Fitness Standards

Physical fitness standards are available on the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council website.