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St. Louis Police Department: Full-Time Police Officer Closing Date: December 28, 2023

The St. Louis Police Department is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. The St. Louis Police Department provides 24-hour police coverage to the City of St. Louis.  Patrol officers work 12-hour shifts (six 12-hour days and one 8-hour day per pay period).  

The St. Louis Police Department is in central Michigan near the intersection of US-127 and M46.  St. Louis is approximately three square miles in size.  The last official US Census shows the population of St. Louis, MI to be 7482.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • All applicants must be MCOLES licensed or eligible for licensing upon appointment.  
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver's license 
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history
  • Possess an Associate Degree or military waiver
  • Must pass a physical, drug screen, vision, and hearing test.  

Starting benefits, per the current POAM Collective Bargaining Agreement include:

  • Starting wage of $24.35 Hr.  After 4 years $28.09 Hr. 
  • FTO receives an additional $0.50 per hour for hours spent training another officer.
  • Night Shift Premium of $0.50 per hour for nightshift or mid-shift officers. 
  • BC/BS health insurance with a Health Savings Account
  • MERS Defined Contribution retirement plan
  • Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Optional Deferred 457 plan
  • Child-Care Flex Spending account
  • Short-term disability and long-term disability for all eligible full-time employees
  • 80 hours of vacation after one full year of service.   
  • 24 hours of personal time annually
  • 54 hours of sick time annually after one full year of service
  • Training and certification programs as determined necessary.  

Applicants are to send a completed application packet by mail, email, or in person to:

Chief Richard Ramereiz 
St. Louis Police Department
300 N. Mill Street
St. Louis, MI 48880

The complete application packet includes: