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Keego Harbor Police Department: Police Officer (Part-Time) Closing Date: July 31, 2024

The City of Keego Harbor is seeking experienced, MCOLES licensed persons for part-time patrol positions. KHPD encourages recent police retirees who are still certified and retired in good standing to apply as well as officers who left police work for other opportunities but wish to continue to serve in a part-time manner. We appreciate your experience and prior service.

Keego Harbor is a city of 3,000 residents, located approximately 30 miles northwest of downtown Detroit, in Oakland County. It is approximately 1 square mile bordered by two beautiful lakes, Cass Lake and Sylvan Lake.

There is NO residency requirement or limit on distance an officer must reside from the city border. Officers selected for this position will be able to choose their work schedule, for four weeks at a time, based on available openings. Current needs are approximately 16 to 24 hours per week but can vary from 8 to 32 hours depending on how much leave time the full-time officers are utilizing. Shifts are 8 hours.

Current starting pay for part-time officers is $28.15 per hour, scheduled to go to $29.00 per hour on July 1, 2024.  Part-time officers are paid double time on holidays.  The part-time officers are members of the union and covered by the POLC Labor Contract.  A part-time position may lead to a full-time officer position should an opening occur, if you are interested in full-time.

A qualified applicant must be able to perform responsive law enforcement duties, which include but are not limited to the enforcement of all state laws, local ordinances, and traffic laws, prevention and detection of crime, apprehension of offenders, promotion of positive community relations and public service, and any other law enforcement functions as directed by the Chief of Police.  An applicant must not have a record of any MCOLES disqualifying offenses to be eligible for this position.  3 years or more of certified law enforcement experience is preferred.

The department application is available on the city website,, under "applications & permits" in the "Police Department" section.  If you have any questions about the position, please contact Chief Fitzgerald at or call 248-682-3030.