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Troy Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: September 23, 2022

Troy Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer. In order to be considered, you must submit a completed application and required documents by Friday, September 23, 2022.

Starting Salary: $70,898 / year
2 Years of Service: $78,418 / year
Maximum Salary: $83,352 / year

Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance. Additional paid personal and sick leave.
Retirement plan includes 401a and Retiree Health Savings plan with employer contribution.

Officers hired may be reimbursed for costs up to $5,000 for Police Academy costs incurred.
4 weeks of vacation starting your first day.

DUTIES (Not All-Inclusive):

Responsible for protection of life and property through enforcement of laws and ordinances. Patrols assigned areas, investigates and makes arrests, directs and controls traffic, writes violation tickets, prepares reports, appears in court, provides service and assistance to public, performs related work as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS - Must be met as of date of official application:

Open Competitive Applicants Must meet one of the following MCOLES standards:

  • Currently licensed or considered "licensable" by MCOLES standards
  • Currently enrolled in a MCOLES certified Police Academy or Police Certification Program with a projected graduation date no later than December 31, 2022 and provide proof of same.
  • Any applicant who fails to comply with these requirements shall become ineligible (certification must be maintained throughout the term of the eligibility).

Minimum Requirements

  1. At least 21 years of age as of date of hire. Must be a United States citizen.
  2. Vision correctable to 20/20 with no major defects; normal color vision; normal hearing.
  3. Able to pass any physical agility test required to determine physical fitness for the performance of duties of position to be filled.
  4. Must possess 12th grade reading and writing proficiency as measured on the College English Placement Test or an exam similar in content.
  5. Bachelor Degree or Associate Degree in any field, or a minimum of 60 semester credit hours from an accredited college or university. Recent satisfactory sworn Police Officer experience (within five years prior to closing date of announcement) may be substituted for years of college on a year-to-year basis. One (1) year recent satisfactory experience as a Police Service Aide City of Troy Police Department employee may be substituted for up to 1 year of college (30 credit hours). Experience in military police, private security, campus security, and/or reserves will not be considered.
  6. No prior felony convictions.
  7. Valid Michigan Driver License with good driving record (based on City of Troy standards). Out-of-state applicants must provide current driving record at time of application and obtain State of Michigan license within one (1) month of employment.
  8. Must have taken and passed the MCOLES Pre-employment Test (reading and writing test).
  9. Must have a current passing test score (at least 70%) on record with Empco by closing date of this announcement. (Register with Empco at Test fees are the responsibility of the applicant.
  10. Those who meet these criteria will be invited to an oral interview. Zoom interviews may be available upon request for special circumstances.



OPENING DATE: 08/09/2022
CLOSING DATE: 09/23/2022

Contact Person: Officer Zach Yeomans