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Police Officer





Police Station, Ferndale MI

Salary Range

$51,127.15 - $68,869, with different rates for while in the academy ($45,000) if applicable and when in the FTO program ($49,000)

Exempt / Non-Exempt


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Seeking Police Officers!

The City of Ferndale Police Department is looking for the best-of-the-best Police Officer—not just anyone, but the right one. Do you believe in community-focused policing, proactive detective and investigative work, and a true team atmosphere? If so, you may be our person. Competitive pay, health benefits, and a robust retirement package are just a few of the benefits of working for our great city.


  • Completed EMPCO test and profile (candidates without this will not be considered)
  • Valid operator's license
  • Minimum two years of college credit (60 credits), or four years of active military duty with an honorable discharge, or a combination of honorably military service and college education acceptable to the department
  • In excellent health; eyes corrected to 20/20
  • Free of criminal background
  • Passed the MCOLES reading and physical tests
  • Reasonable knowledge of State and Local Laws and ordinances
  • Reasonable knowledge of the geography, streets, and important locations in Ferndale
  • Reasonable knowledge of modern police practices and procedures
  • Reasonable knowledge of traffic rules and regulations
  • Skill or ability to attain skill in the use of firearms
  • Ability to react calmly and quickly in emergency situations
  • Ability to prepare accurate, written records and reports
  • Mental alertness and good powers of observation
  • Good physical condition, strength and agility
  • Ability to work effectively with other employees and the public

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