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Muskegon County: Police Officer Closing Date: March 15, 2024

Police Officers provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, promoting good community relations and patrolling assigned area to prevent crime; enforce laws, ordinances and traffic regulations, control crowds, and arrest violators; and may perform a specialized police activity such as criminal investigations, undercover surveillance, or participate in juvenile cases.

Required Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • Possession of a high school diploma or the equivalent (An Associate's degree or equivalent preferred).
  • This is an entry level classification, no specific experience is required. (12 months probationary period).
  • Must be a licensed Michigan Police Officer, currently attending a Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) licensed police academy, or eligible for MCOLES licensing.
  • State of Michigan Vehicle Operator's License, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to maintain one throughout employment.
  • Other requirements as specified by collective bargaining agreements.

THE CITY OF MUSKEGON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

THE CITY OF MUSKEGON HAS ADOPTED A VETERANS PREFERENCE POLICY THAT RECOGNIZES QUALIFYING MILITARY SERVICE.