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Bloomfield Township Police Department: Police Officer (7 Open Positions) Closing Date: April 11, 2025

Annual Salary Rates

  • Contract Top Pay $91,068.82
  • Shift differential ($728)
  • Lateral Pay – $79,954.10
  • Academy Sponsored Pay – We will pay for your academy and pay you a competitive salary while attending. Plus, Medical, dental and Optical insurance

To Learn More
BTPD Culture:
Meet Chief Gallagher:


  • Retirement, 401(a)
  • Township contributes 14% of base pay / year
  • Employee contributes 3.5% of base pay / year
  • 12 Hour work schedule
  • Onsite Fitness Facilities
  • Fitness privileges while on breaks
  • Uniform Allowance ($900) & Equipment Allowance ($600)
  • Tattoos allowed with Chief approval
  • Beards allowed
  • Monthly Defensive Tactics Training
  • External Vest with molle

Application Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university. Exceptionally well-qualified individuals may apply in their senior year of college.
  • Weight and height proportionate as indicated by accepted medical standards
  • Eyesight corrected to 20/20
  • No felony convictions
  • Minimal traffic record
  • Passed MCOLES pre-employment batteries. 
  • Be licensable by MCOLES
  • Pass a department physical exam
  • Become an Oakland County resident or live within a county that borders Oakland County, within one (1) year of official appointment or hiring date.
  • Pass a psychological test by a licensed psychologist selected by Bloomfield Township
  • Pass a drug screen
  • Applicants must pass an EMPCO entry-level police officer written examination prior to any oral interview (if offered). Not required with prior law enforcement experience. 

Job Description
A sworn Police Officer enforces laws and patrols authorized areas in a professional, responsive, and efficient manner. In partnership with the community, a Police Officer is responsible for maintaining order in Bloomfield Township, protecting life and property, performing investigations, preventing crime, preserving the peace, regulating traffic, rendering aid, providing information to citizens, and performing related work as required. Police Officers provide all services while maintaining a tradition of integrity and honor. Shift assignments include weekends, holidays, days, nights or special hours as required.


  • Traffic Investigations
  • Evidence Technicians

Training Cadre:

  • Firearms
  • Active Shooter Response
  • Reality Based Training
  • Use of Force
  • Honor Guard
  • (2) School Resource Officer
  • (2) K9
  • FBI Violent Crime Task Force
  • Narcotics Enforcement Team
  • FBI Identity Theft Task Force
  • Special Investigations Unit

Bloomfield Township has 68 sworn officers and 19 civilian personnel.

How to Apply
Complete the Employment Application:

Applications may be mailed to:
The Bloomfield Township Police Department
ATTN: Captain Brown
4200 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Or emailed to: Captain Brown:
Hand delivered to the station 24 hours a day.