The Merriam Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.   Applicants for public safety positions may be subject the following: physical fitness testing, polygraphs, background investigations, reference checks, psychological exams. Where inquiries credit worthiness are conducted, the applicant will receive a copy of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Hiring Process

  1. Written Testing/Applicant Processing 
  2. Panel Interview
  3. Background Investigation
  4. Polygraph

More Information

The Application for Employment and Personal History Statements can be downloaded, filled out on a PC, saved, and emailed to Sgt. Chris Brokaw (  For more information, please contact Sgt. Brokaw by email or call 913.322.5566.