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Trenton Police Department: Full-time Entry Level Police Officer Closing Date: August 7, 2023

Our Police Department is seeking candidates for one full-time opening in the Trenton Police Department. This is a great time to join the TPD family, because we have a lot to offer:

  • Competitive pay (3% increase on 07/01/2024, 3% increase on 07/01/2025)
  • First-day coverage for medical, prescription, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Defined benefit pension plan with a new 2.5 multiplier
  • New DROP Plan
  • Residency bonus
  • Holiday pay (13 paid holidays)
  • 12-hour shifts/OT details
  • 120 hours of vacation time
  • Carry up to 108 hours of personal time
  • Earned sick time
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Relaxed beard and tattoo policy
  • Special assignment opportunities: SWAT, K9, Crash Team, Detective Bureau, Dive Team, Out Unit Task Force, SRO, Honor Guard. 
  • Lateral Pay available for experienced officers.

Applications can be submitted to the Human Resource Department via email at or in-person/mail at City Hall, 2800 Third Street, Trenton, Michigan 48183.