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Mattawan Police Department: Police Officer (Lateral Transfer Option) Closing Date: September 15, 2023

Our agency has two current full-time positions open. For a licensed officer (lateral transfer) we offer a starting wage of up to $32.86 an hour, with a $5K recruitment incentive. No out-of-pocket expense for the single employee's health insurance. Our community strongly supports us and is experiencing great growth.

We are looking for a licensed, or licensable, candidate for a positions as a Police Officer.


  • No Felony or disqualifying conviction.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Able to pass extensive background investigation
  • Meet department and village standards.


  • Lateral transfer pay determined by experience and training ($27.56/hr.-$32.86/hr.)
  • Licensable starting at $25.97/hr.
  • No out-of-pocket expense for health insurance.
  • 6% match 401K
  • Employee Assistance Program, paid gym membership
  • 40 hours personal time upon hire
  • great working conditions with 12-hour shifts, rotating weekends off
  • Combination of Chevy, Ford, and Dodge patrol vehicles 
  • Ability to get out in the community, vary your activities and be proactive

Interested in learning more about us give us a call or shoot us an email.