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Tuscola County Sheriff's Office: Tuscola County Sheriff's Office Closing Date: October 14, 2023


(2022) $22.93 per hour, entry, progressing to $26.44 per hour, after 5 years 
(2023) $24.08 per hour, entry, progressing to $27.76 per hour, after 5 years

  • Full-time position with benefits (Community Blue Health/Dental/Vision). 
  • Incentive-Police academy cost reimbursement if applicable. 

General Summary: 

As a law enforcement officer, regularly patrols the County to safeguard lives and property and enforce local, State and Federal laws. Responds to a variety of calls requiring law enforcement and serves as a deterrent to crime by presence in assigned area. Work is performed under direct supervision of the Shift Commander, which is usually a Sergeant. 

Prefer at least an associate's degree in law enforcement or related field experience. 

Prior experience as a law enforcement officer is desirable but not required. 

Requirements for Application 

  • Applicant must have passed the MCOLES written exam and submit documentation of their score at the time of application submission. 
  • Applicant must have taken and passed the MCOLES physical agility test and submit documentation at the time of application submission. 
  • Applicant must be MCOLES licensed, MCOLES certifiable, or be actively enrolled in a State of Michigan recognized Police Academy at time of application.
  • Applicant must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Applicant must possess a valid driver's license. 
  • Applicant must have passed the EMPCO test within the past one year. 
  • OUT-OF-STATE CERTIFIED OFFICERS: Please contact the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) at (517)322-1417 to determine your eligibility and available dates for the Recognition of Prior Training and Experience Program.


Apply online at: or via US Mail at the Tuscola County Sheriff's Office, 420 Court St., Caro, MI 48723 
Questions can be directed to Undersheriff Robert Baxter at