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Police Officer

Elm Grove Police Dept

Agency City
Elm Grove
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Patrols Village streets, parks, commercial, residential, and all other areas of the Village in a police vehicle; enforces traffic laws; writes warnings and citations; directs traffic; investigates traffic accidents and takes reports; administers first aid. • Responds to all calls for service; investigates and reports on crimes or complaints; questions any witnesses or suspects, obtaining preliminary statements to get an account of the occurrence; tends to victims and calls a rescue squad if necessary; maintains order at the scene of a crime or accident. • Receive emergency assignments from Dispatcher. Receive non-emergency assignments from Dispatcher. Communicate status and other pertinent information to Dispatcher. • Respond to crimes and requests for services. Respond to emergencies and requests for mutual aid from other jurisdiction and services. • Identify nature of assistance needed. Observe violations of law and take appropriate actions. Patrol using driving and walking techniques. • Make security checks at designated areas. Identify suspicious activity and make high risk field contacts. Detect and report hazards to public and conditions or situations needing the attention of other Government agencies. • Conduct field interrogations. Inspect licensed premises for code compliance and violations of law. Detect and stop traffic law violations. • Operate radar and/or other speed detection equipment including "pacing" of violators. Issue traffic citation or warnings and municipal ordinance violation citations. • Process OAWI suspects. Make arrest for felonies and misdemeanors. Make and document enforcement contacts with juveniles. Take juveniles into custody. Take persons into protective custody. • Follow booking procedures. Monitor subjects held in custody. Transport prisoners to County Jail. • Conduct investigations. Determine nature of offenses committed, if any. Identify, collect and preserve evidence. Conduct searches. Interview adult or juvenile suspects. Interview adult or juvenile victims and witnesses. Receive confessions of guilt. • Determine and document the cause of motor vehicle accidents. • Perform Emergency Medical Technician or First Responder Emergency Medical Procedures. Secure injured persons property. Prepare for judicial proceedings. • Testify in court and other judicial proceedings and provide credible testimony in a court of law. Make non-enforcement public contacts. Render general assistance and provide information.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Certified Officers may be eligible for an accelerated benefits plan and credited for years of service. This is at the discretion of the Chief of Police and is based on prior years of service.


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


  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Please visit Village of Elm Grove webpage for specific benefit details.
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
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen

Education Requirements:

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


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

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Natalie Riley
Application Contact Title
Application Contact Agency
Elm Grove Police Department
Application Contact Address

United States

Application Contact Phone
(262) 786-4141

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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