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Police Officer

Arcadia Police Dept

Agency City
Arcadia Police Department
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Lateral Transfer employees shall be started at Step 2 of the pay scale. To qualify as a lateral transfer the employee shall have a minimum of 3 years full time law enforcement experience and be certified or certifiable as determined by the Wisconsin Department of Justice Training and Standards Division.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Number of Paid Holidays


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Driver's license
  • Good driving record
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • Bilingual
    • Spanish
Other Qualifications
  • New employees recognized as Bi-Lingual shall be started at Step 2 of the pay scale.

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
  • Residency Required
Other Notes
  • All Officers hired after January 1, 2014, shall within one (1) year of their hire date have their primary residency within twenty (20) miles of the city limits via highway. This requirement may be waived upon city council approval.
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Diana Anderson
Application Contact Title
Chief of Police
Application Contact Agency
Arcadia Police Department
Application Contact Address

945 S Dettloff Drive
Arcadia, WI 54612
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 323-3359 21
Application Contact Fax
(608) 323-2257
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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