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Sumpter Township Police Department: Police Officer - Full Time Closing Date: 06/12/2023

The Sumpter Township Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. All submissions must contain a cover letter, applicant resume, and Sumpter Township Police Department employment application.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (include, but are not limited to):

- At least 21 years of age
- Be a United States citizen
- MCOLES licensed/ eligible to be licensed. 
- No disqualifying criminal convictions.
- Ability to perform the essential job functions of a police officer.
- Associate’s Degree (minimum); undergraduate degree or higher preferred.
- Possess a valid operator's license w/ an excellent driving record
- Must pass a drug screen, physical, psychiatric exam, and background investigation
- If not a sworn LEO, must be tested through EMPCO with a passing grade at the time of application (
- Complete all phases of the hiring process

WAGES & BENEFITS (*per current contract running through 3/31/26):

- The current first-year base salary is $61,968 - $72,546 DOQ
- The current top base salary at three years of service is $81,037
- Three longevity pay steps of $0.40 on top of base salary at 7, 12, and 17 years
- 12-hour shifts w/ Kelly Days (84 hours per bi-weekly pay period)
MERS Defined Benefit Pension (B-4 2.5 multiplier, F50/25, V6, E2)
Health, Dental, and Vision insurance (w/ Flexible Spending Account)
Long and short-term disability insurance
Generous paid vacation, sick, and personal time off
15 paid holidays
Uniforms and equipment are provided in full.
Education incentive pay and tuition reimbursement program
- A great work environment in a highly supportive community

APPLICATION: Applications may be obtained under the forms section at or in person at the police department.


Sumpter Township Police Department
23501 Sumpter Road
Belleville, MI 48111

Opening Date: 12/12/2022
Closing Date: 06/12/2023
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