Civil Service


  • 1:00 pm
  • Second Thursday of every other month.  (February, April, June, August, October and December)
  • City Hall
    10416 Watterson Trail
    Jeffersontown, KY 40299


  • Five members each serving three year terms

Appointing Authority 

  • Mayor

Special Requirements

  • At least 30 years of age and not related by either blood or marriage to the mayor or a City Council member
  • Oath of office


The Civil Service Commission will examine and recommend the appointment of candidates for positions with the Jeffersontown Police Department. The commission also ensures the tenure of police officers carrying out their appointed duties under conditions of good behavior.

The commission will also provide a hearing mechanism for review of charges brought against any member of the Jeffersontown Police Department. The commission will consider such charges and arrive at a decision, which might include removal, reduction in grade, suspension, and/or punishment of any member of the Jeffersontown Police Department not fulfilling or properly carrying out his/her calling as a police officer. Established per Ordinance No. 639, Series 1975.