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Redford Township Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: April 1, 2025

The Charter Township of Redford is accepting entry level and lateral transfer applications for the position of Police Officer.

Entry level requirements: MCOLES certifiable, or currently enrolled in an MCOLES approved training academy and certifiable by date of hire along with a passing EMPCO written examination score.  Please see the job posting on our website for the position of Cadet, which can be sponsored through an MCOLES approved training academy. 

Lateral requirements (Road Patrol or Investigations): Current MCOLES licensure in good standing.

A lateral transfer candidate shall transfer directly into the established wage scale, based on the number of prior years of service.

Starting (Entry-Level) - $54,327
1 Year - $58,976
2 Years - $63,775
3 Years - $68,720. 
4+ Years - $75,659

Top base rate pay in 2025 is: $77,929
3% Incentive pay

Gun & Uniform Allowances - $1,000 each
26 Vacation Days
4 Personal Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays
Defined Benefit Pension w/ 5% contribution
2.5% multiplier after 25 years
Deferred Retirement Option Plan (D.R.O.P.) after 25 years
Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
20% Employee Contribution
12 Hour shifts
2-week cycle (5 and 2)
College Tuition Reimbursement

A year of service shall be defined as a minimum of 2,080 hours worked in either road patrols or investigations only. Any law enforcement experience outside of these two areas shall have not be considered toward lateral transfer status. Years of service with another community shall not count towards Township seniority, longevity pay, nor retirement.

Only completed applications will be considered. Additionally, you must pass the written test with EMPCO, Inc. and have selected Redford Township on the EMPCO website.

Applications may be obtained at the personnel office at Redford Township Hall or completed online at

Submit completed application and required documentation to:

Charter Township of Redford
Attn: Personnel Department
15145 Beech Daly Road
Redford Township, MI 48239

As necessary, candidates meeting all testing and application requirements will be invited to interview by an oral board. Candidates should also be prepared to undergo a comprehensive background investigation, complete a physical with drug screen and psychological examination. Chosen applicants must meet all MCOLES requirements, complete a Field Training Program and a one-year probationary period.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religions, sex, national origin or disability. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing.