Part-Time Police Officer

Description :

The City of Lathrup Village seeks qualified candidates for the position of part-time police officer. Duties include patrolling streets, parks, commercial and residential areas; preserving the peace; enforcement of the law; controlling vehicular traffic; prevention, detection, and investigation of misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies, and other violations. 

Officers work on rotating shifts performing security patrols, traffic control, investigation and provision of first aid at accidents; detection, investigation, and arrest of persons involved in crimes and misconduct; obtaining evidence and compiling information regarding criminal activity; preparing cases for filing of charges and testifying in court; carrying out duties in conformity with federal state, county, and city laws and ordinances. 

The department operates a patrol division, detective bureau, motor carrier unit, bicycle patrol and motorcycle unit. 

This position requires substantial contact with residents, business owners, city officials and court officials. 

Compensation: Pay range is $49,518 to $75,123 after four years (beginning Jan 1, 2017); life insurance, membership in the POAM; uniforms and bullet-proof vests are supplied; $60 boot allowance. 

Minimum requirements: An associate’s degree (bachelor's preferred); must be certified or certifiable as a police officer by MCOLES; must be a US citizen and be 21 years or older at the time of employment; possession of a valid state driver’s license; no felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal history; fluency in English- both written and spoken; good moral character.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Learn applicable laws and ordinances, department rules and regulations; perform duties requiring good physical condition; communicate effectively- both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors and subordinates; exercise sound judgment while evaluating situations; follow verbal and written instructions; learn the city geography.

Contact : Contact the Lathrup Village Police Department for an application at 248-557-3600 or in-person at 27400 Southfield Road, Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled