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Buchanan Police Department: Patrol Officer Closing Date: June 1, 2022

Come see all that Buchanan has to offer.  From participating in the National Night Out program, DARE, Shop with a Cop & other local events, it's no wonder our community supports us so much.  They even nominated us as the Nicest Place in America, through the Reader's Digest National competition, and the city WON!!!  

The hired applicant will enjoy benefits such as: 

  • Annual salary range of $48,068-$61,143, based on experience
  • POLC Union support with included 3% wage increase annually
  • MERS with 2.5 multiplier
  • BCBS Medical
  • Delta Dental
  • Vision programs
  • Vacation
  • Holiday
  • Personal Time
  • Sick Time
  • Earned comp time
  • Equipment, Uniforms, and dry cleaning provided 
  • Annual Boot allowance 
  • And much, much more!!!

We provide a full FTO program and continuous training, including legal updates,  scenario based range time multiple times a year, and specialized trainings as requested and approved by Chief.  

Applicants must be MCOLES licensed/licensable, 21 years of age, or older, a Michigan resident, and be able to pass an extensive background, medical, psychological, and physical exam, possess a valid driver's license, good typing and communication skills and the ability to perform numerous law enforcement duties. 

Please contact Chief Ganus at or 269-695-5120 for an application. 

Please submit completed applications and resume to Chief Ganus at  Applications can be found on the City of Buchanan website.  

Announcement Opening Date: 04/05/2022  
Announcement Closing Date: 06/01/2022  

Contact Person: Chief Tim Ganus  
Telephone: 269-695-5120  
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