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Buchanan City Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: August 1, 2024

Come see all that Buchanan has to offer.  Our department is community oriented, from participating in the National Night Out program, DARE, Shop with a Cop & other local events, it’s no wonder our community supports us so much.  They even nominated us as the Nicest Place in America, through the Reader’s Digest National competition, and the city WON!!!  

The hired applicant will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Annual salary range of $49,510-8-$62,977, based on experience
  • POLC Union support with included 3% wage increase annually
  • MERS with 2.5 multiplier
  • BCBS Medical
  • Delta Dental
  • Vision programs
  • Vacation
  • Holiday
  • Personal Time
  • Sick Time
  • Earned comp time
  • Equipment, Uniforms, and dry cleaning provided 
  • Annual Boot allowance 
  • And much, much more!!!

We provide a full FTO program and continuous training, including legal updates,  scenario based range time multiple times a year, and specialized trainings as requested and approved by Chief. 

Applicants must be MCOLES licensed/licensable, 21 years of age, or older, and pass a psychological and medical exam.  You must also possess a valid driver’s license.  Please contact Chief Harvey Burnett, at or 269-695-5120 for an application.