Lateral Police Officer Positions

Trotwood, OH
The City of Trotwood Police Department

Date of Notice:  1/18/23

The City of Trotwood is now accepting employment applications for Lateral Police Officer positions from experienced police officers who meet the following minimum qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Active State of Ohio Police Officer Certification
  • At least 2 years of full-time service as a Police Officer
  • At least 3 years part-time service as a Police Officer or
  • At least 4 years auxiliary or reserve service as a Police Officer
  • Or any combination of the above
  • US citizen & at least 21 years of age
  • HS graduate or GED
  • Ability to maintain fire-arms qualifications
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license; good driving record
  • Must meet insurability guidelines
  • Eye sight correctable to 20/30
  • Possess the physical ability to perform the tasks associated with the position
  • Acceptable background investigation
  • Successful completion of all phases of the selection process

Salary Range

$26.31 – $34.26/hour (May negotiate depending on individual qualifications and experience.)

Application Process

Applicants interested in applying may visit our website at:

To apply on-line, click the tabs: Employment and Police Job Form.

To access and print job applications, click the tabs: Human Resources, Police Employment Application and Homeland Security Supplement Application.

Applications must be submitted online or mailed to: City of Trotwood – Human Resources Department, 3035 Olive Road, Trotwood, OH 45426.

Application Deadline:  Friday, February 17, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.


The City of Trotwood is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.