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Police Officer

Merrill Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

Protect life and property; proactive community policing; maintain public safety and order; uniformed patrol; respond to calls, crimes and emergencies; process crime scenes, conduct investigations; enforce laws and ordinances; complete and submit detailed accurate reports; court testimony; investigate traffic violations and crashes; all other duties as assigned by command.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Credit for up to 7 years of similar full time experience may be granted for purposes of pay and vacation benefits only.


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


  • 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
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20

Education Requirements:

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


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

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Corey A Bennett
Application Contact Title
Chief of Police
Application Contact Agency
City of Merrill Police Department
Application Contact Address

1004 E. First St
Merrill, WI 54452
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 536-8311
Application Contact Fax
(715) 536-5930
Application Contact Email


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