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Sumpter Township Police Department: Full-time Police Officer Closing Date: September 30, 2023

The Sumpter Township Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. All submissions must contain a cover letter, applicant resume, and Sumpter Township Police Department employment application.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (include, but are not limited to):

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Be a United States citizen
  • MCOLES licensed/ eligible to be licensed. 
  • No disqualifying criminal convictions.
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions of a police officer.
  • Associate’s Degree (minimum); undergraduate degree or higher preferred.
  • Possess a valid operator's license w/ an excellent driving record
  • Must pass a drug screen, physical, psychiatric exam, and background investigation
  • If not a sworn LEO, must be tested through EMPCO with a passing grade at the time of application (
  • Complete all phases of the hiring process

WAGES & BENEFITS (*per current contract running through 3/31/26):

  • The current first-year base salary is $61,968 - $72,546 DOQ
  • The current top base salary at three years of service is $81,037
  • Three longevity pay steps of $0.40 on top of base salary at 7, 12, and 17 years
  • 12-hour shifts w/ Kelly Days (84 hours per bi-weekly pay period)
  • MERS Defined Benefit Pension (B-4 2.5 multiplier, F50/25, V6, E2)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance (w/ Flexible Spending Account)
  • Long and short-term disability insurance
  • Generous paid vacation, sick, and personal time off
  • 15 paid holidays
  • Uniforms and equipment are provided in full.
  • Education incentive pay and tuition reimbursement program
  • A great work environment in a highly supportive community


Applications may be obtained under the forms section at or in person at the police department.


Sumpter Township Police Department
23501 Sumpter Road
Belleville, MI 48111

OPENING DATE: 12/12/2022
CLOSING DATE:9/30/2023

Sumpter Township Police Department
23501 Sumpter Road
Belleville, MI 48111