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City of Warren: Police Officer Closing Date: April 2, 2024

The City of Warren is now recruiting for Police Officer.  To apply and be on the eligibility list you must meet the minimum requirements and complete the application process as indicated below.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Age 21 or older by the closing date for testing, which is April 2, 2024.
  • Possess a valid license to operate a vehicle in the State of Michigan with a good driving record.
  • United States citizen.
  • Must possess normal visual functions in each eye.  Possess 20/20 corrected vision in each eye.  Possess normal color vision
  • Must pass a physical examination including drug screening and a psychological evaluation within the guidelines established by the City, as modified by current law.
  • No felony convictions.
  • Must pass a background investigation.

Written exam:
Must pass the written test administered through EMPCO Inc. within the past year with a score of 70 percent or higher, and the oral interview with a score of 70 percent or higher.  The written exam is worth 70% and oral interview is worth 30% of your total score.

Applicants must create a profile, register and take the written exam to be administered by EMPCO Inc. Go to https://www.empco.net/testing/ to create a profile, register for the written exam and pay the exam fee.  Applicants must complete the online profile and take the written exam by April 2, 2024. 

Experience Requirements:
Current police officer OR MCOLES licensable (completed Police Academy) OR currently enrolled in an MCOLES licensed police academy with a projected graduation date within 120 days of the application deadline OR have three years of active duty in the United States military with an honorable discharge or a minimum of four (4) years military reserve experience with honorable discharge or proof of honorable service. Original DD214 must be provided. Military veterans who meet this requirement may be sponsored in the police academy, providing they have passed the MCOLES reading/writing and physical agility test.

Educational Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent G.E.D.
One preference point will be added to a passing composite score of 70 percent at the time the eligibility list is certified for a Bachelor Degree or Higher Education in criminal justice or related field. 

For Military Preference Points:
One preference point will be added to a passing composite score of 70 percent at the time the eligibility list is certified for veterans preference, for three years active military experience with an honorable discharge or a minimum of four years military reserve experience with an honorable discharge or proof of honorable service. You must provide an ORIGINAL Form DD214 to qualify.

Application Process:
Applicants who score 70% or higher on the EMPCO, Inc. written exam by the above deadline and meet Warrens preliminary requirements can visit https://www.cityofwarren.org/ to view and print out the application. Applications can be turned in via in person, mail or fax.  Applications are due by April 2, 2024, by 5 pm. 

Our address is: City of Warren, Human Resources, Suite 410, One City Square, City of Warren, MI 48093.  Our fax number is 586-574-0770. 
Benefits:

Current Starting Salary:  $65,711/$85,945 Maximum Salary (After 4 years)

The City of Warren provides an excellent benefit package including a defined benefit plan pension, health, dental and life insurance (no monthly premiums), paid vacation, sick time and holidays and lateral transfer pay. Officers with 2 or more years of full time law enforcement experience may qualify for a higher starting wage. Please visit the following link for benefit information: http://www.warrenpoa.com/.

Special jobs, aside from Patrol, include: Community Policing, Special Response Team, Evidence Technician, Field Training Officer, Jail, Liquor Enforcement, Motor Traffic, School Resources Officer, Special Operations Surveillance, Undercover Drug Enforcement and DEA.

The City of Warren is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.