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Garden City Police Department: Entry Level Police Officer Closing Date: July 28, 2022

The City of Garden City is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time entry-level Police Officer. The City of Garden City is a 5.86 square mile city located in Western Wayne County. The department consists of 36 sworn officers. 

Here is a list of some of the benefits provided by the Garden City Police Department:

  • Annual salary $49,338.74 - $71,623.00
  • Yearly uniform allowance of $975
  • Yearly firearm proficiency allowance of $1,000
  • Yearly longevity pay - based on number of years of service - increases every year of employment
  • Substantial pension at 25 years of service with a 2.5 multiplier thru M.E.R.S
  • 2% COLA (cost of living) increase yearly once in retirement for the life of the retiree
  • Additional overtime assignments available year round
  • Full medical coverage for officer and dependents
  • Tuition reimbursement for course study applicable to law enforcement profession up to a Masters Degree
  • 12 hour shift schedule for patrol officers - every other weekend is a three day weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday off)
  • Vacation time up to 216 hrs a year - based on number of years of service
  • Financially stable community
  • Employees must reside within a 20 mile radius of Garden City.  New employees must reside within this radius within one year of employment with the City.

Various bureaus and positions available at Garden City Police Department:

  • Patrol division
  • Detective Bureau
  • Command division
  • K9 officer
  • Community Resource Officer (CRO)
  • School Resource officer (SRO)
  • Undercover investigations assignments (DEA), (MNET), (WW Auto Theft)
  • GCPD staffed Search Warrant Team (SOG)
  • Multijurisdictional SWAT team assignment covering 150+ miles between various member agencies
  • Commercial Traffic Officer
  • Aerial Vehicle Officer
  • ...and more

All applicants are required to complete an electronic application located at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gardencitymi follow the instructions. You must complete the application and pass the EMPCO test before you are considered for an interview.  Applications are being accepted until all positions are filled.

Opening Date: 06/28/2022  
Closing Date: 07/28/2022  

Contact Person: Lieutenant Billy Smith  
Telephone: 734-793-1746  
Email: Smithb@gardencitymi.org  
Website Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gardencitymi