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City of Trenton: Full-time Police Officer Closing Date: February 28, 2023

The City of Trenton is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of full-time police officer. The Trenton Police Department serves a very supportive community of just under 20,000 residents, with 34 full-time officers and 9 part-time dispatchers. Trenton is situated about 20 miles south of Detroit, with beautiful shoreline along the Detroit River. For a small department, the Trenton PD offers a variety of opportunities – Investigations Division, SWAT, Dive Team, K-9, Homeland Security Investigations, and School Resource Officer.

Competitive Benefits Package

  • Starting Wage - $47,981.64, max pay at 5 years - $73,471.97
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Defined Benefit Pension
  • Optional 457 deferred contribution plan
  • Annual City Living Bonus
  • Uniform Allowance  
  • Lateral Pay Incentive up to 2 years

Basic Requirements

  • Possession of high school diploma or equivalent
  • MCOLES licensed or licensable
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass background investigation, psychological evaluation, physical and drug screen 

The City of Trenton is an equal opportunity employer – women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

OPENING DATE: 10/19/2021
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


Website: https://trentonmi.org/537/Police-Department
Applications: https://trentonmi.org/210/Apply-to-the-Department