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Brownstown Police Department: Police Officer-Full Time - Lateral Pay Offered Closing Date: May 28, 2023


Brownstown Police Department, Wayne County. 

The Brownstown Police Department is hiring full time Police Officers. Starting pay after FTO is $24.42 per hour, or $53,333 annually. We are offering lateral pay for those with full time current experience up to $35.45, per hour or $77,422 annually for those working the 12-hour work schedule. Top pay for those on the 12-hour schedule is $36.16 per hour, or $77,422 in 2023 annually. In 2025, top rate for all Police Officers with 4 years or lateral equivalent will be $80,545.

Brownstown is a growing Community of 33000 residents and covers 23 square miles of land and approximately 8 square miles of Lake Erie. We are looking for motivated, community minded Police Officers who are looking to serve this growing community in southern Wayne County. We offer a MERS B-4 Defined Benefit Pension with a 2.5 multiplier, Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Benefits, Optical, Dental, paid vacation, personal, and sick days, and have 14 paid Holidays annually. All applicants must be MCOLES licensed/eligible for licensing, currently attending an MCOLES certified police academy, or have passed the MCOLES pre-employment testing process. Licensed or licensable candidates preferred. Must be a High School Graduate or have obtained a GED. Candidates must also be a United States Citizen, be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and be free of felony convictions. Candidates must pass an oral interview, a report writing sample, and pass an extensive background investigation to be considered.

Applications and more information on pay and benefits, essential duties, and qualifications are available at and may be completed online, printed, signed, scanned and emailed, or picked up in person at the Brownstown Police Department at 23125 King Rd. Brownstown, MI 48183. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled at the Brownstown Clerks Office, via email at, by US mail to the Clerk’s Office located at 21313 Telegraph, Brownstown, MI 48183, or may be delivered in person to the Clerk’s Office. You may also seal the application in an envelope addressed to the Brownstown Clerks Office and place in the drop box located in front of Township Hall.

Opening Date: 11/28/2022
Closing Date: 05/28/2023
Contact Person: Lieutenant Bob Lafayette
Telephone: 734-675-1300 ext. 1117
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