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West Bloomfield Township Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: December 14, 2022

POLICE OFFICER - West Bloomfield Township

West Bloomfield Township is accepting applications for Police Officer. In order to be considered, you must submit a completed application and submit the required documents by Wednesday, December 14, 2022.

Our 2023 annual starting salary rates are as follows: 
- Academy sponsored - $51,654.07 (We will also pay you while attending the Academy)
- Academy graduate - $56,818.51

Police Officers that are currently licensed by MCOLES and have at least 2 full years of employment as a full time Police Officer with a governmental law enforcement agency are eligible for our lateral compensation program based on full time experience.
- 2 Years Lateral - $64,101.94
- 3 years Lateral - $71,392.62
- 4 years Lateral - $76,765.01

Current Police Officer pay progresses up to $82,329.22. We have a generous fringe benefit package that includes: pension, medical, prescription and dental/vision coverage.    

Minimum Requirements:

- Must be eligible to be licensed as a police officer in the State of Michigan by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES).
- Must be at least twenty-one (21) years old.
- Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
- Must have an Associate's Degree or higher from a recognized accredited college or university at the time of hire.
- Must not have any felony convictions, including expunged convictions, or convictions of any other type or nature that affect MCOLES licensing.
- Must have passed the MCOLES pre-employment written and physical agility exams at time of application. (Not applicable to current MCOLES licensed Police Officers or those eligible for immediate re-licensing pursuant to MCOLES standards).
- Must possess a valid State of Michigan motor vehicle or chauffeur's license and good driving record.
- Must have passed the written examination given by EMPCO with an unexpired score of 70% or better at time of application.
- See hiring policy for further requirements.

To schedule Empco law enforcement testing, complete a profile, and take a test for the Police Officer position, please go to Law Enforcement Testing System – Empco and follow the instructions. There is a fee to take the examination, but results of this test will be accepted by all participating police departments in Michigan.  The deadline for testing is Wednesday, December 14, 2022.

In order to be considered for employment, you MUST submit a completed Township application and testing must be completed by December 14, 2022.  In addition to the application, please submit a copy of your EMPCO written test results showing your name, score and the date of the results.   

If you have not attended the Police Academy or are a current/recent Police Academy student or graduate, you must also submit a copy of your MCOLES written and physical agility test results. For our employment application, job description, hiring policy and benefit information, please visit Welcome to West Bloomfield Township (  

All documents must be sent to

Equal Opportunity Employer

Opening Date: 11/30/2022
Closing Date: 12/14/2022
Contact Person: Cheryl Rothenberg
Telephone: 248-451-4795
Website Link: Welcome to West Bloomfield Township (