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Dearborn Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: July 1, 2024

Come join our family!  The Dearborn Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.


The Dearborn Police Department is an Accredited Agency that employs approximately 190 sworn police personnel.  The city of Dearborn is the 7th largest city in Michigan and employs the 4th largest city police department in the state of Michigan.


  • Starting pay is $62,616 with a top salary of $81,679 after four years.  Top salary of $92,728 with holidays and allowances.

Lateral Transfer Program: 

  • Officers with 2 years of Police experience starting pay - $69,866
  • Officers with 3 years of Police experience starting pay - $77,120


  • MERS Defined Benefit Pension with 2.8% Multiplier
  • Option to Purchase 3 Years of Police/Military Service
  • HAP and Blue Cross Health Insurance
  • 12 Hour Patrol Schedule
  • Relaxed Beard and Tattoo Policy
  • Outer Carrier Vests Approved
  • 280 Hours of Paid Vacation Annually
  • 96 Hours of Paid Sick Leave Annually with Sell Back Option
  • 15 Paid Holidays Annually
  • Longevity Pay
  • Gun and Clothing Allowance
  • Tuition Re-Imbursement

In addition to Patrol, the Dearborn Police Department offers:

  • Narcotics Unit
  • Special Operations Unit
  • Task Force Positions with the FBI, ATF, DEA and United States Marshal Service
  • Detective Bureau, with one of the only Polygraph Units in the area
  • Crime Lab
  • K-9 Unit
  • SWAT Team
  • Bomb Squad
  • Drone Team
  • Community Policing Unit
  • Youth Bureau, including School Resource Officers
  • Day, Afternoon, and Night permanent jailer positions
  • Honor Guard
  • Crisis Negotiation Team
  • Peer to Peer Support Team
  • Fully staffed Training Office

How to Apply:

To apply, visit or contact Corporal Eric Raby at with any questions.