Police Officer 2 – Lateral

Nashville, TN
Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County

Salary: $70,215.38 – $86,356.69 Annually.

Position Summary:

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (MNPD) is seeking current Police Officers with two or more years of uninterrupted full time law enforcement experience, having obtained a certification as a law enforcement officer through a State Police Standards and Training Commission.

Essential Functions:

  • Complete a training program that consists of courses in criminal law, firearms training, first aid, traffic accident investigation, traffic law enforcement, human relations, crime scene research, patrol procedures, departmental policies, report writing, and other related areas.


  • At least two (2) years as a full-time, certified (Tennessee P.O.S.T. Certification or equivalent State certification) law enforcement officer. No more than 3 years since last break-in service.
  • Valid Driver License.
  • A U.S. citizen at the time of hire, or per Tennessee House Bill 0765, a permanent legal resident of the United States who is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces may be employed as a Police Officer. The officer must apply for or obtain citizenship within six (6) years of the employment start date.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must successfully complete a medical and psychological examination with standards set out in the Metropolitan Charter.
  • Must successfully complete Criminal History Background.
  • Must successfully complete CVSA.
  • Must successfully complete Drug Testing.
  • Must successfully complete FTO program (Field Training Officer).