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Lansing Township Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: July 13, 2023


Position Title: Police Officer 
Department: Police Department
Position Type: Full Time 
Compensation: Minimum of $48,244.23, with possible credit for prior service
Compensation, 6-month Increase: Minimum of $50,132.66, with possible credit for prior service 


  • Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance, Township currently pays 84% of premium costs
  • Vision insurance is fully paid by the Township
  • Personal Time – Pro-rated at hire, then 36 hours each year
  • Sick Time – 3 days at hire, then accrue 10 hours per month
  • Vacation Time – 50 hours after 1 year of service
  • Overtime and Comp Time available
  • Holiday Pay – A maximum of $1,500.00 per year, pro-rated based on date of hire
  • MERS defined benefit pension plan; Township contributes 9.5%
  • Longevity pay after 5 years, and every 5 years up to 25 years of service
  • Quarterly cleaning allowance
  • Educational bonuses for college degrees
  • $300 yearly physical fitness bonus
  • POLC Representation


  • Be 18 years of age
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be licensed by MCOLES standards or be eligible for licensing
  • Must have Associates Degree or equivalent
  • Have no felony convictions or other convictions which precludes you from possessing a firearm
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Must have passed the MCOLES pre-employment reading and writing test
  • Must have passed the MCOLES physical standards test for determining fitness for the performance duties
  • Possess adequate hearing, normal color vision and normal visual functions and acuity in each eye (corrected to 20/20).
  • Must have normal hearing in each ear


Applicants who pass the initial screening and meet the minimum requirements will be contacted for an in-person interview. Upon passing the in-person interview, applicants must successfully complete a background investigation, pre-employment physical, psychological exam and drug screen prior to employment. 


Complete an application from Please email application, cover letter, resume, MCOLES pre-employment test results to For questions, contact the office during normal business hours at 517-485-1700.

Opening Date: 01/13/2023
Closing Date: 07/13/2023
Contact Person: Andra Overton
Telephone: 517-485-1700
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