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City of Northville Police Department: Police Officer - Entry Level and Lateral Transfer Positions Available Closing Date: April 30, 2023

Police Officer Opening

The City of Northville Police Department is currently accepting applications to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for the position of police officer.

The City of Northville Police Department provides policing services to approximately 6,000 residents over an approximately two square mile area. Northville is home to many annual festivals, parades and special events throughout the year and has a vibrant downtown area. The Police Department endeavors to place a focus on community policing and crime prevention while providing continuing training and educational opportunities to their personnel.

The City of Northville Police Department will establish a hiring list for a full-time police officer position. The Department’s current structure consists of a Chief, a Captain, three Sergeants, eight Police Officers and a full-time Records Clerk. The Department contracts for Dispatch and Lock-up services from the Northville Township Police Department. The department currently operates on a 12-hour shift schedule.

The City of Northville Police Department provides a competitive salary and benefit package. Salary range: $61,872 (starting pay) to top pay reaching $87,884 after four years (including educational incentive) and based off 2184 annual hours. 

The City of Northville currently offers Lateral Transfer hiring. Any incoming employee who is a current police officer will be granted service credit toward reaching top pay. Please inquire for details.

The Department requires applicants to have a minimum of an Associate Degree in law enforcement or a related field; Bachelor’s Degree preferred; experience may be considered in lieu of education. Applicants must be MCOLES licensed/eligible for licensing, and be at least 21 years of age. Applicants will be selected by an oral board and should be prepared to undergo a comprehensive background investigation, credit check, and psychological examination. The selected applicant must meet all MCOLES requirements, successfully complete a Field Training Program and a one-year probationary period.

To Apply:

Applications can be dropped off in-person at the police department during normal business hours or can be emailed to Captain Greg Hannewald at

The City of Northville is an ADA / EOE employer.

City of Northville Police Department 215 W. Main Street
Northville, MI 48167

Applications and more information can be found at:
Opening Date: 12/28/2022
Closing Date: 04/30/2023
Contact Person: Captain Greg Hannewald
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