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Plymouth Township Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: June 14, 2024

The Plymouth Township Police Department is currently hiring for the position of Police Officer. Below is a highlight of the pay and benefits:

Pay: Starting $60,000 and Top Pay $88,879 (while officers are assigned to 12-hour shifts they receive an additional 5%...$63,000 to start and $93,322 top pay).

Raises: 4% per year until December 31, 2027

Lateral Transfers: Later Transfers are accepted, and pay is commensurate with level of experience up to top pay.

Longevity: $2,000 (Maximum)

Retirement: Defined contribution – 15% contribution by the Township and 5% by the employee.


  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Holidays
  • 168 hours of paid time off after 1 year (Vacation and Personal Time)
  • Sick Time

Work Environment:

  • 12 hour shifts – 7 to 7
  • New equipment and new patrol vehicles
  • Pro-Police Community

Specialty Assignments

  • School Resource Officer
  • General Detectives
  • Homeland Security
  • DEA Task Force
  • Accident Investigations
  • Evidence Technicians
  • Honor Guard
  • And more…

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate Degree (minimum)
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Be a United States citizen.
  • Completed training at an accredited police academy or currently enrolled in an academy or prior certified law enforcement experience. Must be MCOLES licensed/eligible to be licensed.
  • No disqualifying criminal convictions.
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions of a police officer.
  • Possess a valid operator license with an excellent driving record.
  • Must pass a drug screen, physical, psychiatric exam, and background investigation.
  • Complete all phases of the hiring process.

To apply:

  • Submit completed Employment Application, Background Questionnaire, and Police Department Request for Computerized History to or drop off the application to the Plymouth Twp Clerk. Applications can be dropped off after hours using the green mailbox located in front of the Town Hall.