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Police Officer

Wisconsin Rapids Police Dept

Agency City
Wisconsin Rapids
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

At the City’s sole discretion, the lateral entry officer may be eligible for a higher wage commensurate with the Officer’s prior full-time experience, not to exceed the current wage schedule, and the lateral entry officer may be eligible for vacation accrual commensurate up to the Officer’s prior full-time experience not to exceed the current vacation schedule. No other contractual benefits or privileges are extended to recognize prior service without agreement between the City and Association. Lateral entry officers shall be subject to the probationary period and seniority provisions as in the Labor Agreement.


Salary Minimum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund


  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver's license
  • Good driving record
  • Good physical condition
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • U.S. citizen
Other Qualifications
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification by date of hire

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Bachelor's Degree Preferred in Police Science or Related Field


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Residency Required
  • Written Exam
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Emily Kent
Application Contact Title
Executive Coordinator to the Mayor
Application Contact Agency
City of Wisconsin Rapids
Application Contact Address

444 West Grand Ave.
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 421-8200
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website


Application Requirements
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