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St. Ignace Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: November 15, 2024


View our recruiting video here:

We’re looking for certified Police Officers as well as Police Recruits with no experience.

Join our dedicated team of law enforcement professionals.  St. Ignace enjoys low rates of violent crime and is a tight-knit community that still values and appreciates their law enforcement officers.  The applicant must have good interpersonal-public relations skills and possess a strong desire to serve and protect others.  You must also be willing to work a variety of shifts, including holidays and weekends.  A college degree is preferred but not required.  If selected, the department may pay the costs associated with your police academy training for new police recruits.      

We offer competitive pay, benefits, and MERS state retirement.  Lateral pay offered for already certified Police Officers. 


Basic Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment.
  • Possess a valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record and have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • No Felony convictions.  Misdemeanor convictions will be screened on a case-by-case basis.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must pass an interview, background investigation, physical examination, drug screening, and psychological examination.

Applications are available on the City of St. Ignace website here:

Applications can also be picked up at City Hall located at 396 N. State St., St. Ignace, MI.  Applications will not be mailed to candidates.  Applications must be accompanied by a resume and a cover letter.  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Send completed application packets to the address below or email to

St. Ignace Police Department
ATTN:  Chief Kevin James
396 N. State Street
St. Ignace, MI  49781