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City of Pleasant Ridge: Full-time Police Officer Closing Date: August 31, 2023

The City of Pleasant Ridge is seeking MCOLES certified or certifiable candidates for the position of full-time police officer. Pleasant Ridge is a city within Oakland County that sits in the middle of the Metro Detroit Area at Ten Mile and Woodward Ave. Pleasant Ridge has a population of 2600 residents and is less than a square mile in area. The police department consists of a Police Chief, Sergeant, and 5 full-time officers that respond to calls for service 24 hours a day. Pleasant Ridge contracts fire service and EMS with Ferndale, and dispatch and prisoner lodging services with Berkley Public Safety. Pleasant Ridge is composed of quiet middle-class residents that support the community and respect their police department.  

Please visit the police tab at for a police officer application. 

Police Officer employment applications can be dropped off at 23925 Woodward Ave, Pleasant Ridge Michigan or emailed to


  • Top pay 74,600 (Lateral Pay based on experience)
  • At least 148 hours paid time off first year
  • 12 hour shifts
  • Sick time
  • MERS Pension Retirement Benefit
  • Platinum Level Blue Cross PPO Health Plan with vision and dental
  • $3,600 buy-out in lieu of health care
  • Relaxed facial hair and tattoo policy
  • Outer Vest Carriers
  • 457 Deferred compensation option


  • 21 years of age
  • No felony convictions (misdemeanors screened on case by case basis). 
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s license
  • MCOLES licensed or currently licensable

(please see all requirements listed on police officer application at

Opening Date: February 10, 2023
Closing Date: August 31, 2023