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Ann Arbor Police Department: Police Officer Closing Date: September 27, 2024

Pay Rate Information

  • Entry Level Police Officer, $60,000 annually ($28.84 hourly) w/Bachelor's, $61,350 annually ($29.49 hourly)
  • Lateral Police Officer (2 years' experience), $67,000 annually ($32.21) w/Bachelor's, $68,507.50 annually ($32.93 hourly)
  • Lateral Police Officer (3+ years' experience), $70,500 annually ($33.89 hourly) w/Bachelor's,  $72,086.25 annually ($34.65 hourly)
  • *Pay based on current contract
  • **Lateral candidates have two or more years of full time sworn law enforcement experience.

Earning Potential under the current contract:

  • After 10 years of service with the AAPD, the salary of a Police Officer is $95,000 annually or 97,137.50 with a Bachelor's Degree (base pay).
  • After 10 years of service, the salary for a Detective is $104,500 or 106,851.25 with a Bachelor's Degree (base pay).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 21 years of age at the time of hire
  • Must have a valid Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record
  • Associate's degree or equivalent college credits (60) is required at the time of hire
  • Must be MCOLES licensed/licensable at the time of hire

Description:

This is a sworn law enforcement position that involves protecting life and property through enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work involves responsibility for performing assigned police work of varying difficulty utilizing community oriented/problem solving techniques which include: community engagement, resource development, the enforcement of laws and ordinances, crime prevention, detection and investigation, apprehension of violators, preservation of order, and related police functions. Frequently involves the performance of hazardous and strenuous tasks and the exercise of initiative and judgment in various situations endangering life or property.