Police Officer

Dearborn, MI
Dearborn Police Department

This is entry level police work in the protection of life and property, the prevention of crime, and the enforcement of criminal and traffic laws and local ordinances, as well as the apprehension of suspects and criminals. Employees must be able to independently exercise quick but sound judgment in applying police methods in emergency situations. As the employee acquires experience on the job additional responsibility will be granted. Employee works in a designated area on an assigned shift and may be assigned to special detail or training under supervision. Work is supervised by a superior officer through personal inspection, through review of reports, and through general appraisal of the effectiveness of the police service.

Employee interacts in a consistently pleasant and helpful manner to fellow employees, visitors, and citizens of the City of Dearborn and demonstrates the highest standards of internal and external customer service.

Salary: $24.44 – $32.61 Hourly
$50,825.00 – $67,821.00 Annually


ASSOCIATE DEGREE in Law Enforcement (enrolled in final semester is acceptable) or two years of related college - level coursework (60 credit hours) or a Bachelor or higher degree in any discipline or the equivalent in combined education and related experience. Related experience may include certified PA330 Security Police, Corrections Officer/Deputy or prior certified Police Officer experience or graduation from or currently enrolled in a Michigan Police Academy or:

· Minimum two years of any military duty with Honorable Discharge.

· Minimum six years of Military Reserve or National Guard experience with an Honorable Discharge or currently active with good standing.

· Minimum six years of Police Reserve experience.


Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Michigan and a satisfactory driving record.

Must meet Michigan Law Enforcement Training Council testing requirements and physical standards (to be determined post-job offer) for certification as a police officer.