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Verona Police Dept

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Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Establish eligibility list
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The rank of Lieutenant is a management position with operational responsibilities for a specific organizational component within the department (i.e., Support Services, Investigative Services, Police/School Liaison, Court Services, etc.) under the general direction of the Chief of Police. Operational responsibilities shall involve the direct command of subordinates beyond the supervisory level. A Lieutenant is responsible for planning, budgeting, and directing the operations of the assigned organizational component. Field operations is normally supervised by a supervisory officer; however, a Lieutenant has the duty to assume direct command of a situation when he/she is the ranking officer present, and the situation warrants. A Lieutenant is expected to perform management functions without direct supervision and to effectively utilize a first line supervisor. When a Lieutenant is the ranking officer in the department, he/she also assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Chief of Police when appropriate. Similarly, when no supervisory officer (Sergeant) is present, he/she will assume the duties of a supervisor. The job of a Lieutenant of Police is considered a command level position which involves the use of independent judgement in planning, directing, and commanding the activities, personnel, and policy development of the department. A Lieutenant shall have the authority to schedule and/or assign duties, overtime, sick leave, administrative leave, compensatory leave, vacation leave, holiday leave, or grant final approval of those actions in the absence of a supervisor. A Lieutenant shall have authority to take disciplinary action against subordinate officers, to include oral and written disciplinary warnings, transfer and/or re-assignment and to issue orders of suspension not exceeding ten days. A Lieutenant shall have the authority to represent the Chief of Police in adjusting subordinate grievances. This job has the day-to-day operational command over all personnel both subordinate and supervisory, and is responsible for the efficient and effective accomplishment of the following functions: Staff training and development; Department property management; Criminal investigations; Crime scene and evidence management; Internal Affairs Investigations, to include officer misconduct; Criminal identification; Intelligence and criminal analysis; Special investigations; Court services; Youth services; Police school/liaison, and other responsibilities as may be outlined in greater detail in other written directives.


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


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • 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
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver's license
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • 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
  • Previous experience
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • Supervisory/Management Experience
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
An Associate Degree (Bachelor's Preferred), preferably in criminal justice, public administration, or a related field.


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

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Holly Nilles
Application Contact Title
Business Office Manager
Application Contact Agency
Verona Police Department
Application Contact Address

111 Lincoln Street
Verona, WI 53593
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 845-0924
Application Contact Fax
(608) 845-0960
Application Contact Email

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Application Deadline


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