Student Internship Program

We are accepting applications for the Spring 2017 internship.


College students have the opportunity to participate in a non-paid college credited internship program during Fall, Spring and Summer semesters:

  • Work on a project
  • Gain experience in numerous areas within the Police Department
  • Participate in ride-a-longs


Student applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship and 18-years or older
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Earning college credits for the internship
  • Comply with Olathe Police Department rules and regulations
  • Pass interview, polygraph examination and background check
  • Sign liability waivers.


If selected for an interview, the following documents are required:

  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of social security card
  • Certified copy of your birth certificate or Naturalization documents
  • Official college transcripts in a sealed envelope
  • Official letter from the attending college or university, stating how many credit hours will be awarded and how many hours must be worked during the internship