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Lincoln Township Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: July 11, 2022

Lincoln Charter Township Police Department Is Now Hiring a FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER


  • Must be MCOLES licensed or licensable by date of hire
  • Must be CPL compliant
  • Must possess a valid Michigan driver's license with no restrictions
  • No felony convictions
  • Must pass a psychological/physical exam
  • Must pass drug screening and oral assessment
  • Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice/Bachelor's Degree preferred

Departmental Information:

  • Sixteen full time officers, including Detective/Lieutenant, two Sergeants, one K9 unit
  • 24/7 patrol coverage
  • Average approximately 5,500 calls for service per year

Benefits Include:

  • Starting salary of $58,990, 
  • Step 2 lateral transfers considered
  • Top salary in three years, currently $71,699
  • Longevity pay
  • Highly competitive 401A
  • Medical insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid personal days
  • Short term and long term disability
  • Additional detailed benefits list available upon request

About Lincoln Charter Township & the Village of Stevensville:

Lincoln Charter Township and the Village of Stevensville is located in southwestern Michigan on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. We are a vibrant lakefront community that is about 18.2 square miles and home to approximately 17,000 people. Our area boasts miles of magnificent shoreline and picturesque sunsets. Lincoln Charter Township is also home to Grand Mere State Park, numerous local parks and premiere sporting complexes. We have two outstanding public school districts, Lakeshore Public Schools and St. Joseph Public Schools, as well as two private schools, St. Paul's Lutheran School and Christ Lutheran School, which call Lincoln Charter Township home. Lincoln Charter Township and the Village of Stevensville is a fabulous place to work, live and play.

Application process:

Submit updated resume and cover letter to:
Lincoln Charter Township Police Department
c/o Sgt. Ralph Bansen
5599 Cleveland Avenue
Stevensville, MI 49127
Ph: 269-429-2444

Upon receipt and review of resumes, the Lincoln Charter Township Police Department will contact prospective candidates. Candidates will then receive application and background packets for completion. Oral board interviews will be set up with the most qualified candidates. Upon completion of oral boards, an offer will be made to candidates pending successful completion of departmental firearms qualification, field training program and probationary period of up to one year.

Opening Date: 05/11/2022  
Closing Date: 07/11/2022  

Contact Person: Sgt. Ralph Bansen  
Telephone: 269-429-2444