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Detention Technician (Full Time) Employment Information

We ARE currently accepting applications for this position.


The Raytown Police Department offers great pay and benefits, as well as a 13-week in-house training program that will prepare you to perform as a Detention Technician for the City of Raytown.


The Detention Unit is responsible for the intake, subsequent supervision, and care of prisoners. Detention personnel are responsible for a variety of data entries. They also assist the citizens of Raytown by taking reports on a variety of minor crimes and traffic accidents.


The base salary for this position is $19.07/hr which includes nine paid holidays and three personal days, plus a $1500 hiring incentive. Additional benefits include uniform, overtime pay, vacation pay, holiday pay, sick leave, life insurance, disability, health and dental insurance plans and pension plan.


The Raytown Police Department applicant screening process consists of the following steps:


  • Application Form & Employment Questionnaire (Must be submitted together. CLICK on each to open)

  • Written Examination

  • Background Investigation

  • C.V.S.A. Examination

  • Oral Board Interview

  • Conditional Offer of Employment

  • Medical Examination

  • Psychological Examination

At the end of the application you will be required to submit the following:

To complete the application process you will be required to email the above documents to Captain Schwarz at You will have one week from the time you submit your application to email us your documents. Please note that we will ONLY accept documents in either PDF or jpeg formats. We will NOT click on any links if you send them. 


You must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.


If you have any questions please contact Captain Dyon Harper at 816-737-6104 or by email

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