Police Officer

Racine, WI
The Caledonia Police Department

$66,102.00 – $75,756.00 Annually

Summary of Job

The Caledonia Police Department is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list. The Caledonia Police Department consists of 36 sworn officers and two civilian employees. All members of the Caledonia Police Department pride themselves on being dedicated law enforcement professionals. We are eagerly anticipating completion of a new public safety building in 2024 as well as the outcome of a staffing referendum that could possibly add an additional 8 police officers to our department in 2024. Come and be a member of a team that is strongly supported by our community!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Patrol assignments, as directed;
• Enforcement of all applicable local/county ordinances, State Statutes and Federal laws through surveillance, investigation and/or arrest, as appropriate, including the issuance of tickets for violations;
• Compliance with all policies and procedures of the department;
• Respond and follow through on citizen complaints;
• Traffic control measures for accidents, events, obstacles, incidents, crime scenes, and other activities, as needed;
• Recognize, locate, obtain and secure evidence while preserving the chain of custody;
• Prepare written reports and record maintenance, including daily log entries, daily activity sheets, incident investigations, arrests, and other records;
• Participate in court case preparation, appearances and prosecution as required;
• Provide first aid, residential and/or business security checks, crisis assistance, and other safety or security activities, as needed;
• Maintain vehicles, tools and equipment, used in the performance of the position;
• Serve as a positive community resource by establishing and maintaining working relationships with residents, businesses and visitors;
• Provide public education information to residents, schools and groups, concerning public safety, as assigned;


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver’s license
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • Good driving record
  • Good physical condition
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum age 21