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Novi Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: March 29, 2024

The Novi Police Department is a CALEA nationally-accredited, municipal law enforcement agency, proudly representing the top 4% of all law enforcement agencies in the United States. We are seeking a proactive, career oriented Police Officer to work in a community oriented problem-solving environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Communicate verbally and effectively by listening to people and by giving information, directions, and commands.
  • Enter and exit vehicles quickly to perform rescue operations, pursue a suspect, or answer an emergency call.
  • Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects, and confidential informants.
  • See job description for further details

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree is required. Must have taken and passed the MCOLES written and physical agility tests, and have the ability to become MCOLES licensed is preferred.

Salary: $60,739.22 with a comprehensive fringe benefit package. With top out pay of $90,627.26 at four years.

Snapshot of our Benefits:

  • Generous paid time off program.
  • 24/7 access to on-site fitness facility.
  • Robust Employee Wellness & Engagement program. Past events have included Beautification Day, Mental Health Awareness Seminars, Cooking Well Series, Flu Shot Clinics, Heart & Vascular Screenings.
  • Wellness Reimbursement Program - Including gym membership reimbursement and mental health app reimbursement.
  • Cafeteria Health Insurance Plan.
  • Dental insurance provided by the City of Novi.
  • Life insurance provided by the City of Novi.
  • Hybrid defined benefit/defined contribution retirement plan & retiree health savings account with employer contribution.
  • Optional Roth IRA & 457 retirement plans.
  • Various personal and professional growth training resources.
  • Tuition reimbursement program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility.
  • If you successfully complete the hiring process, we will provide sponsorship for your enrollment in the police academy.

To Apply: Apply promptly by completing an online application though Proof of MCOLES physical agility/written test scores as well as EMPCO test results of 70% or higher must be submitted upon applying. City of Novi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For questions, call Human Resources at (248) 347-0452 or email

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