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Dowagiac Police Department: Police Officer Full-Time Closing Date: July 24, 2023

Do you want a rewarding and challenging career where you do more than just come to work and can actually make a difference in your community?  Then come join the Dowagiac Police Department and work for the best department in Southwest Michigan.

In Dowagiac, you don’t just serve the community, you are part of the community.

Become a part of the rich tradition of excellence and professionalism that the Dowagiac Police Department has stood for since 1848. We are a professional, progressive agency that is committed to providing the best service available to our citizens.  We work with our community to solve problems and make Dowagiac a great place to live, work and play.

Come be part of something amazing!!


Full-time position with salary range of $45,450.24 - $58,503.90.  Salary can be adjusted with the level of experience. Plus, a comprehensive benefits package including 100% MERS Defined Benefit pension plan, 2.5 multiplier with a Cost-of-Living Adjustment.  Health and dental, paid time off and life insurance, with optional additional 457 plans. 

Other Benefits Include:

  • Vacation/Personal/PTO Time Off which can be adjusted to level of experience.
  • All equipment/uniforms provided.
  • Boot reimbursement up to $150 per year.
  • Fitness Club Membership
  • Physical Fitness Incentive ($350 annually)
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Applications/resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

We are willing to discuss academy sponsorship with the right candidate.

Opening Date: 01/24/2023
Closing Date: 07/24/2023
Contact Person: Deputy Chief Kevin Roman
Telephone: 269-782-9743
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