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Melvindale Police Department: Academy Sponsored Police Officer Closing Date: March 24, 2023


  1. Be 21 years of age or older
  2. U.S. Citizen
  3. Possess a valid Michigan Operator's license and meet minimum driving requirements.
  4. Pass Commission on Law Enforcement Standards MCOLES Certification, in reading, writing, and the Physical Skills Test Battery. For additional information on reading, writing and physical test visit MCOLES Testing.

Upon meeting the above criteria the candidate must successfully pass an oral board, background check, drug test, physical and psychological exam.  

Salary and Benefits:

  • Starting base salary of $48,471.00 at time of hire.
  • 401 retirement (5% employee 10% City) with option of 457B match up to 5%
  • Medical/Dental benefits, gun and uniform allow allowance, paid vacation, longevity and holiday pay.

You can obtain an application on our website at:

Please return employment applications and requested documentation to:

Melvindale Police Department
3100 Oakwood Blvd.
Melvindale, MI 48122

Applicant must present driver's license, birth certificate at time of submitted application.   

Completed applications must be postmarked or delivered in person to the Melvindale Police Department by March 24th 2023. Applications or documents received or postmarked after March 24th 2023 will not be considered.

Call 313-429-1040 X1400 for additional details.

Opening Date: 02/27/2023  
Closing Date: 03/24/2023  

Contact Person: Dan Jones  
Telephone: 313-429-1040  
Website Link: