Decatur Police Department ~ Police Officer full time/part time
OPENING DATE: 07/18/2016
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


The Decatur Police Department is looking for full-time/part-time  Police Officer applicants. The village of Decatur is located in Van Buren County, southern end, southwest Michigan. Decatur has a population of 1,700 residents  Single person patrols, except on weekends we have recently added a second officer Friday and Saturday evenings. One State Highway, M-51, that intersects the community. 

We are a friendly community nestled next to Lake Of The Woods and Red Wolfe Park. Officers  are expected to patrol in a motor vehicle and on foot, in all weather conditions, and expected to work nights, days, weekends, and holidays. Work shifts will be 12 hours with one 8 hours shift to equal 80 hours in a two week pay period. 
Officer should have excellent communication skills and enjoy working community based policing.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. High School diploma or equivalent.
  2. MCOLES certified or certifiable.
  3. No felony convictions.
  4. Acceptable driving record.
  5. Pass a background inquiry.
  6. Pass drug screen.

Please mail or drop off a resume and Decatur Employment Application to: 
Village of Decatur - Front Office
114 N. Phelps Street
Decatur, MI 49045