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City of Oxford

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Credit/debit card payments must be made on-line or in the City office.
Mail payments to:
City of Oxford
PO Box 337
Oxford, KS 
Payments can also be dropped off in the overnight drop box located on the building, or in person at 115 S. Sumner.

City Building (620) 455-2223
Fax  (620) 455-2917

NOTE:  The City of Oxford now offers ACH auto debit for your utility payments at no additional charge.  For enrollment, just complete the Debit Authorization form and attach a voided check.  The form can be found hereIf you need further information, please contact the city office.

For utility billing questions, please contact Teresa Denning, Utility Billing Clerk:

Oxford is a historic small town located in Sumner County, Kansas on Highway 160.  Oxford has been named a TREE CITY USA since 1992. 

The town site sits on the west bank of the Arkansas River. Cave Park is located on the east side of town, and offers a playground area for children, a covered shelter, and a public access, paved boat ramp to the Arkansas River.

Little Town Square is in the heart of the City and provides a place to sit and enjoy the activities downtown.

Napawalla Park, located right off Highway 160, provides camping facilities and covered shelters with tables, and a great playground area. 

The Oxford Public Library, also located at 115 South Sumner, is open Monday thru Friday from 9-Noon and 1-5 PM.  The Library provides special programs during the year such as the Summer Reading Program, Page Turners Book Club, Books and Babies, Story Time and other fun activities.

It is understood that, while the City of Oxford has no indication and reason to believe that there are inaccuracies in the information presented on this website, the City of Oxford makes no representations of any kind, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use.  Nor are any such warranties to be implied with respect to the information, data or service furnished herein.

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Job Listing - Part-Time Police Off.....

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Job Title : Part-Time Police Officers
Job Description :

Police Officer - Part-time

Position Title: Police Officer
Department: Police
Reports to: Chief of Police and/or Police Sergeant


Under the supervision of the Chief of Police and/or the Police Sergeant, the Police Officer performs duties in the protection of life and property and the preservation of order in Oxford, Kansas. The employee shall enforce all Federal, State, County and local laws in accordance with department rules and regulations. Patrol duties include enforcing traffic laws, investigation of crimes and accidents, apprehension and detainment or arrest of criminal offenders and providing public assistance. The employee will be required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with emergency situations. This work involves an element of personal danger.


No experience necessary however applicants with prior law enforcement experience and/or KS-CPOST/KLETC certification will be provided preference in the selection process. 

Minimum Qualifications:

(1)   Possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record;

(2)   Be a United States citizen and reside within reasonable distance of the City of Oxford, KS;

(3)   Be at least 21 years of age;

(4)   Be free of any physical or mental condition which adversely affects the ability to perform the essential functions of a police officer or law enforcement officer with reasonable skill, safety and judgment;

(5)   Not have been convicted of a crime that would constitute a felony under the laws of this state, a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or a misdemeanor offense that negatively reflects on the honesty, trustworthiness, integrity or competence of the applicant as defined by rules and regulations of the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training.

(6)   Be of good moral character sufficient to warrant the public trust in the applicant as a police officer or law enforcement officer. No Brady/Giglio Disclosure Requirements.

(7)   Submit to an extensive background investigation including previous employment history, references (both listed and unlisted), criminal history, and driving record in addition to a psychological examination, physical examination, and drug screen.

(8)   Possess the ability to satisfactorily complete all required initial/annual training certification and firearms testing and qualification and retain same throughout duration of employment.


(A) Graduated from a high school accredited by the Kansas state board of education or the appropriate accrediting agency of another state jurisdiction;

(B) Obtained a high school education from a non-accredited private secondary school as defined in K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 72-4345, and amendments thereto; or

(C) Obtained the equivalent of a high school education as defined by rules and regulations of the commission;


(A) Working knowledge of the criminal justice system at the municipal, state, and federal levels.

(B) Working knowledge of all aspects of police work, including modern crime prevention, investigation techniques, criminal identification, apprehension, detention, rules of evidence, traffic control and safety, and record keeping.

(C) Skill in effective, clear and persuasive oral and written communications to individuals and groups.

(D) Skill in resolving conflicts and gaining cooperation among competing interest groups.

(E) Must have the flexibility and commitment to attending and successfully completing the in-residence two-week Part-time Police Officer Academy held at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center located near Hutchinson, Kansas.

Employee Benefits:

Beginning Wage: $10.00-$13.00 per hour depending on qualifications;

Progressive employee pay plan;

Uniforms provided.

Salary : $10.00-$13.00 per hour depending on qualifications.
Contact Info : John Adams, Chief of Police (620) 455-2223