Police Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Ferndale is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City values diversity, equity, and inclusion, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration with these values in mind.

For more information about current job openings, please visit the jobs page.

Patrol Division

  • Responds to calls for service
  • Proactive criminal patrol
  • Traffic enforcement
  • Accident investigation
  • Community engagement

Detective Bureau

  • Investigate crimes
  • Present criminal cases to the Prosecutor's Office for charges
  • Supervise criminal cases through the criminal justice system
  • Oversee rotation of detective assignments every three to four years


  • Internal affairs
  • Policy review
  • Public Information Officer
  • Accreditation Manager
  • Recruiting

Part-Time Units

  • Honor Guard
  • S.W.A.T.
  • Evidence Technician
  • Field Training Officer
  • Detroit Mounted

Special Assignments

  • Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Teams
  • F.B.I. Oakland County Violence Crimes Task Force
  • D.E.A. Task Force
  • School Resource Officer
  • Michigan Indigent Defense Council Officer
  • Community Engagement Officer


Ferndale Police Control Contract
Ferndale Police Lieutenants and Sergeants Contract


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