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Canton Township: Police Officer (Full-time) Opening Date: 11/22/2021 Closing Date: Until Filled

Multiple Immediate Budgeted Vacancies Exist - Applicants are encouraged to apply early. 

CONTACT PERSON:  Barb Brouillette
TELEPHONE: 734-394-5254

SALARY RANGE: $49,148 TO $81,460

Police Officer candidates w/at least five years of experience as a full-time, sworn law enforcement officer shall be eligible for a starting wage at the "after two years" rate or $66,801.

****Revised Standards of Appearance Policy - Long sleeve uniform shirts are now permitted to cover visible arm tattoos. **** 

Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Canton Township reserves the right to make immediate contingent job offers as qualified candidates are interviewed. 

  • Applicants must have completed a recognized police academy and have minimum of an Associate's Degree at time of hire. 
  • Applicants currently enrolled and attending a recognized Police Academy that will result in an Associate's Degree are eligible to apply. 
  • Successful completion of MCOLES Physical Agility Test dated within the past 12 months. Candidates that pass the interview will have 45 days from interview to complete the physical agility testing.

The Canton Police Department is a full-time law enforcement agency currently budgeted for 96 sworn officers, with plans to increase staffing over the next several years. Canton is a community-oriented agency, providing professional police service beyond traditional enforcement.


Canton Township's POAM Contract (2019 - 2022) can be viewed at: