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    POLICE OFFICER
    *REVISED MARCH 2021*

    The City of Warren is now recruiting for Police Officer.   To apply and be on the eligibility list you must meet the minimum requirements and complete the application process as indicated below.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    • U.S. Citizen
    • 21 years –of- age
    • Must possess a valid MI driver’s license
    • No felony convictions
    • High School Diploma / GED Equivalent
    • 62 semester credit hours or 93 quarter credit hours
    • Educational requirements will be waived for applicants who possess three years active military duty –or- two years of full time certified police experience
    • Must be a current police officer, or be currently enrolled in an MCOLES approved academy
    • Must pass an extensive background investigation, physical exam, psychological exam and drug screening

    WRITTEN EXAM

    • Waived - No Written Exam

    EDUCATIONAL PREFERENCE POINT

    • One preference point will be added to a passing oral board score of 70 percent at the time the eligibility list is certified for education, for a Bachelor’s Degree or higher education in Criminal Justice or related field. You must provide ORIGINAL SEALED TRANSCRIPTS to qualify.
     

    MILITARY PREFERENCE POINT

    • One preference point will be added to a passing oral board score of 70 percent at the time the eligibility list is certified for veteran’s preference, for service during a period of war or receipt of an expeditionary or other campaign service medal during an emergency condition, with an honorable discharge. You must provide an ORIGINAL Form DD214 to qualify.

    APPLICATION PROCESS

    • The Police Department will be accepting completed applications at the WPD Records Counter from Monday March 8th – Friday, April 9th 2021 (Mondays – Fridays 7:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. only). Applicants must return their application in person with the required information. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
    • CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

    BENEFITS

    The City of Warren provides an excellent benefit package including a defined benefit plan pension, health, dental and life insurance (no monthly premiums), paid vacation, sick time and holidays and lateral transfer pay. Officers with 2 or more years of full-time law enforcement experience may qualify for a higher starting wage.

    WAGES

    • Starting salary $51,861 (no experience) and top wage of $73,487 after 5 years. 
    • Lateral Entry Pay:  $56,184 for 2-4 years prior experience; $60,511 for 5+ years of prior experience.   
    • Upon first promotion to Corporal, new hires receive a 17% wage increase. 

    OVERTIME

    • 3-hour court time
    • 4-hour call-in time

    PENSION

    • Defined Benefit Plan (Pension); 5% contribution rate;

    MEDICAL INSURANCE

    • Blue Cross Community Blue 4 Health Insurance;
    • Maximum out of pockets of $2,000/$4,000 with NO monthly premiums;
    • Delta or Golden Dental;
    • Health Care upon retirement in form of Health Savings Account;
    • Life Insurance Policy;

    SHIFTS

    • Patrol works 12-hour shifts with start times of Days 08:00; Split 15:00; & Nights 20:00. 
    • Split shift premium of 4% and Night shift premium of 5%.

    HOLIDAYS

    • Paid 14 holidays per year plus time and a half to work a holiday;
    • double time on holiday overtime.

    VACATIONS

    • 80 hours of paid vacation annually increasing yearly after 10 years on

    CLOTHING

    • Initial compliment of uniforms and body armor is provided. 
    • $550 annual clothing allowance for uniform purchases;
    • $600 annual reimbursement for cleaning of uniforms; 
    • New body armor provided every five (5) years. 

    EDUCATION BONUS

    • Certificate, Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree a in Police Science and/or Police Administration pays $200, $400 or $600 annually.

    LONGEVITY

    • $680 longevity bonus paid each year after 5 years; then doubles every 5 years;

    GUN BONUS

    • Annual bonus of $950 compensation for carrying your weapon off duty.

    Special jobs, aside from Patrol, include: Community Policing, Special Response Team, Evidence Technician, Field Training Officer, Jail, Liquor Enforcement, Motor Traffic, School Resources Officer, Special Operations Surveillance, Undercover Drug Enforcement and DEA.

    The City of Warren is an

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER




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