Police Service Aide

Livonia, MI
City of Livonia
Salary: $26,457.60-$39,520.00


Police Service Aides (PSAs) are primarily assigned to duties within the police station. PSAs will be responsible for all aspects of the care and processing from intake to discharge of persons taken into custody. This includes, but is not limited to, using lockup and detention area computer software; routine inspections for cleanliness, headcount and contraband; finger and palm printing; processing of court documents such as warrants, inventory and security of prisoner personal property, rostering, prisoner intake screening including the evaluation of medical and mental conditions and requirements; appearance and testimony in various courts; interact with arresting officers of this and other agencies; interact with supervisors; confirm warrants with other agencies. The PSAs will process complaints, take reports in compliance with field based reporting procedures, operate various computer software and hardware; process and file documents including the confirmation of warrants; operate LEIN devices; retrieve and process records of all types; answer and direct incoming telephone calls; make voice broadcasts over police radio equipment; intake, inventory, process and release evidence; receive and process motor vehicle accident reports; perform vehicle inspections, impoundments, and inventories. PSAs will perform other related duties as assigned.

LAST DATE TO FILE APPLICATIONS: Applications for this examination will be accepted at the office of

the Civil Service Department, 33000 Civic Center Drive, Livonia, MI 48154, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

The telephone number is (734) 466-2530.


At the time of application for this announcement, applicants must:

  1. Be a citizen of the United States; and
  2. Be at least eighteen (18) years old; and
  3. Have a high school diploma or a valid equivalency certificate, and
  4. Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license; and
  5. Be free from any physical defects, chronic diseases, organic diseases, organic or functional conditions, or mental and emotional instabilities which may tend to impair the efficient performance of duties or which might endanger the lives of others or the individual employee; and
  6. Possess an MCOLES, United States Army or Marines Physical Fitness Test certificate, illustrating successful completion, dated within the preceding twelve (12) months of application for this announcement.
  7. Possess normal hearing, normal color vision, and normal visual functions and acuity in accordance with the Civil Service Commission approved visual acuity standard adopted as attached.

NOTE: Applicants are required to submit original degrees/transcripts and MCOLES Certification at the time of application.