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Hart Police Department: Part-Time Police Officer Closing Date: January 3, 2024

The City of Hart Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Part-time Police Officer. 

Duties include patrolling city streets, parks, commercial and residential areas.  Preserve the peace and enforce the law, control vehicular traffic; prevent or detect and investigate misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies and other law violations; obtaining evidence and compile information regarding crimes; prepare cases for filing of charges; testifying in court and related activities; carry out duties in conformance with Federal, State, city ordinances, departmental policies and procedures and other related activities. 


  • Associates degree in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field required
  • Must be licensed, licensable as a police officer by MCOLES.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be 21 years or older at the time of employment.
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license.
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal histories.
  • Must be able to read and write the English language;
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • Ability to successfully complete all phases of the selection process

Special requirements:

  • Pass extensive personal and professional background check
  • Pass medical, psychological and drug testing.

Essential job functions:

  • Patrol in a vehicle
  • Respond to calls for service
  • Make arrests
  • Prepare narrative crime reports and non-criminal reports, criminal investigations and follow-up traffic crash investigations
  • Participate in training sessions
  • Participate in community-oriented events
  • Display a positive and professional attitude and demeanor.
  • Detain search and question suspects as appropriate.


Juan Salazar, Chief of Police
City of Hart Police Department
407 S State Street
Hart, MI 49420

Applications may be obtained at Hart City Hall, the cities website or by emailing / requesting an employment application at