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Fruitport Township Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: October 11, 2024

Fruitport Township Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for full-time Police Officers. Fruitport Township is located in Southern Muskegon County and is comprised of 30 square miles with a population of approximately 15,000 residents. The Department provides law enforcement services to Fruitport Charter Township and to the Village of Fruitport. Our Officers take great pride in providing a wide range of quality law enforcement services to the residents and businesses in the community. Our department has a long tradition of providing community-based policing services in partnership with the members of our community. As a result of these programs and services, we are proud to police one of the most favorable places to live in Western Michigan. 

Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a United States citizen at the time of application
  • Must not have any felony convictions
  • Possess a valid Michigan driver's license prior to hire date
  • Be MCOLES licensed, licensable, or currently enrolled in a MCOLES Police Academy
  • Physical and psychological ability to perform essential job functions
  • Associate’s Degree or prior Military experience preferred.

Salary/Benefits Summary:

  • Current salary range $26.91 to $30.96
  • 12 hour shifts
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Employer contribution to 401k
  • Longevity Bonus
  • 36 hours personal leave annually
  • 120 hours sick time annually
  • 84 hours vacation annually
  • Health/Vision/Dental or $400/month opt-out
  • Health Insurance for employee and spouse after retirement

Qualified, experienced Officers interested in part-time employment should contact the department for employment details.

An application is available online at: A resume and completed application can emailed to, mailed to 5825 Airline Hwy, Fruitport MI. 49415, or delivered in person.