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Farmington Hills Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: September 30, 2022

Job Title: Police Officer
Pay Rate: $80,202 (after three years of service)

The City of Farmington Hill is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time entry-level Police Officer. The City of Farmington Hills is a 33.3 square mile city located in Oakland County.

Here are of some of the benefits provided by the Farmington Hills Police Department:

Annual salary $55,706-$80,202
Uniforms paid for by the department
Longevity Pay (up to 10%)
Defined benefit (age & years of service required)
Medical, dental, and optical insurance
Educational reimbursement 
Vacation time up to 25 days per year - based on number of years of service
Step two pay ($70,314) available for lateral hires with 24 months police experience
Academy sponsorship through the Farmington Hills Police Cadet program

Various bureaus and positions available at the Farmington Hills Police Department:

Patrol division
Detective Bureau
K9 officer
School Resource officer (SRO)
Task Force Officer (Drug Enforcement Administration, Secret Service, Narcotics Enforcement Team, Auto-theft)
Oakland County SWAT
Traffic Division
Directed Patrol
Drone Pilot
Evidence Technician 

Previous Work Experience: Candidates must be MCOLES certified or certifiable in Michigan as a police officer at the time of a conditional job offer.  


60 credit hours (90 quarter semester hours) for previously certified / lateral transfer officers. 
Associate degree for newly certified officers / academy recruits.

Special Skills & Training: Valid Michigan driver’s license with no more than two hazardous violations in five years and no more than four current points from date of application. Driving record, criminal history and prior police contacts will also be considered. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and a Michigan resident. Applicants must have attended an MCOLES-recognized police academy and must be certified or certifiable as a police officer in Michigan at the time of a conditional job offer. Applicants must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with current law enforcement technologies including Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN), Secretary of State (SOS), and all Court Law Enforcement Management Information System (CLEMIS) software/hardware. 

How to Apply: Email all inquiries to JOINFHPD@FHGOV.COM

Candidates must complete a City of Farmington Hills employment application. Applications are located at or in the Human Resources Department at City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48336). Please email the completed application and supporting documents to or in person to the HR Department for consideration.

Opening Date: 03/29/2022
Closing Date: 9/30/2022

CONTACT PERSON: Sgt. Dominic Lauria
TELEPHONE: 248-871-2602