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Milford Police Department: Full-time Police Officer Closing Date: July 5, 2022

The Milford Police Department, an equal opportunity employer, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Police Officer position.  The primary responsibility of this position is to maintain a high quality of life for all Milford residents, businesses and guests.  This is accomplished through the enforcement of laws and ordinances, as well as through excellence in customer service concepts.

About the Department

The Milford Police Department serves a population of approximately 17,000 and an area of 36 square miles.  The Milford Police is a department within the Village of Milford government, but also serves the surrounding Township.

Milford is a thriving community with a unique and active downtown and access to large state and regional parks and other recreational opportunities.  In addition to the Village, the Township is home to the General Motors Proving Grounds, Kensington Metropark and Camp Dearborn.  Milford is located on the west side of Oakland County and in close proximity to both the I-96 and M-59 corridors.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Sixty (60) college credit hours or Associates Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Eligible for certification in conjunction with the successful completion of a MCOLES certified police academy or actively enrolled in a MCOLES certified academy.
  • Prior experience using Microsoft Office and other common office software, including Excel and Word.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid State of Michigan driver’s license.

Wages and Benefits

This position currently offers competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes insurance, a hybrid defined benefit plan, paid leave and more.  The starting salary will be $55,431.09 per year with a five year top out of $81,045.03.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume and completed Village of Milford employment application (available at

Application materials should be submitted via postal mail or by personal service to the Village Clerk, 1100 Atlantic Street, Milford, MI 48381.  In order to be eligible for consideration materials must be received or postmarked by July 5, 2022.

The Village of Milford is an equal opportunity employer, seeking applicants without regard to race, gender or other protected status.

Opening Date: 6/2/2022
Closing Date: 7/5/2022

Village Clerk
1100 Atlantic Street
Milford, MI 48381