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Police Officer

Elkhorn 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

Under general supervision, in accordance with all applicable law and established operating policies/procedures, the employee is responsible to detect and deter criminal activity; identify and apprehend criminal offenders; protect constitutional guarantee; facilitate the movement of people and vehicles; aid individuals who are in danger of physical harm; and provide other services on an emergency basis.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

A "lateral Transfer" refers to a candidate who has completed a probationary period and is currently employed by a municipal, county, or state police agency. Corrections, reserve officers, and security officer experience does not fulfill our recruitment for certified police experience as a lateral applicant. Successful lateral candidates who are currently employed full-time will state at a higher pay step then entry-level candidates and receive a signing bonus of $500.00 for each year of police experience up to a maximum of $2000.000. Factor considered in a lateral applicant's entry wage include the level of certification, education, agency size, specialized training and assignments and other job-related factors that would help an officer be successful in our agency. Vacation time will also be adjusted according to police experience.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


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


  • 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
  • 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
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
Other Qualifications
  • Must possess within 5 years of the start date of employment an associate degree from a Wiconsin Technical College System or it's accredited equivalent from another state
  • Or a minimum of 60 fully accredited college level credits in any subject

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Vision Examination
  • Written Exam
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
Kacey Keogh
Application Contact Title
HR Generalist
Application Contact Agency
City of Elkhorn
Application Contact Address

311 Seymore Ct
PO Box 920
Elkhorn, WI 53121
United States

Application Contact Phone
(262) 723-2219
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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