Police Officer

Middleton, WI
Middleton Police Department


The Middleton Police Department is seeking motivated team-oriented candidates who are looking for a challenging but rewarding career in law enforcement. We will provide all necessary training, so no prior experience is necessary. We are also accepting applications for lateral transfers for those candidates who are already certified law enforcement officers. Lateral candidates may be eligible to enter at a higher pay and a signing bonus.

Whether you are new to the law enforcement as a career or a experienced veteran officer we have a place for you! The Middleton Police Department provides an opportunity to serve a vibrant and growing community committed to a “Good Neighbor” spirit. Middleton is the place for you! Come join our team; we can’t wait to meet you!

The Middleton Police Department consists of 53 employees, including 41 sworn officers. The staff includes a Chief of Police, two Captains, four Lieutenants, four Sergeants, four Detectives, two School Resource Officers, a Community Policing Officer, a K9 Officer, and 22 patrol officers.

Police Officers are generalists responsible for a wide range of tasks associated with police service, including but not limited to the enforcement of laws and ordinances, the investigation of crimes and other incidents of public concern, the protection of life, property, civil rights, and public order and other services which contribute to the individual and collective safety and welfare of citizens. Police Officers have the duty to be knowledgeable in the law and legal procedures; departmental policies, procedures, rules and regulations; the skills, techniques and practices necessary to successfully discharge their responsibilities. They are expected to be diligent and aggressive in the performance of duties and responsibilities consistent with department policies and priorities and to be mindful of departmental goals and objectives. Police Officers receive general supervision and from time to time receive direction as to specific duties and responsibilities from a supervisor. Their work is subject to review by ranking officers. Police Officers must obey lawful orders issued by appropriate authority.