BGPD hosting open house until 7:30 p.m. tonight

Bgpd Hiring Open House

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Bowling Green Police Department is hosting an open house tonight until 7: 30 p.m.

If you’re interested in becoming a police officer, you can stop by the station and talk to staff about the career.

According to BGPD, starting salary is $51,500 with up to $30,900 in benefits and more. Officers also are given a take-home vehicle if they are within 35 miles of the station.

Minimum requirements are being at least 21 years old, a U.S. citizen and having a high school diploma or equivalent. In addition, applicants should have a valid driver’s license and good driving, police and employment records.

You can learn more by visiting the station tonight located at 911 Kentucky Street. In addition, you can visit to apply online or text JOINBGPD to 833-494-0660.