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Police Officer

Reedsburg 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

Provide full police services for the City of Reedsburg. Enforcement of criminal law, traffic code and city ordinances; maintain public peace; protect life and property; preventive police patrol; identify and solve community problems while working with the community.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Lateral transfer Pay and Vacation package based on years of service in law enforcement related field (patrol, jail, etc). Get credit for your years of service!


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
Other Benefits
  • Vision
  • Additional Paid Veterans Day Holiday for active or honorably discharged veterans
  • All basic uniforms and equipment provided
  • Access to Department workout room/gym
  • Specialty team assignments as available to include tactical team, crisis negotiation team, dive team, drug task force, K9, school resource officers, etc
  • Personal time off
  • Top Pay after 4th year of service
  • Lateral transfer pay and vacation package
  • Top pay in 2025 is set at $40.04/hour per signed collective bargaining agreement
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
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Will consider applicants currently enrolled in college finishing their 60 credits if credits will be earned prior to application deadline.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Vision Examination
Other Notes
  • Residency required within 20 miles of the City limits prior to completion of the probationary period. Wisconsin Dells, Baraboo, Sauk City, Mauston, Hillsboro, Ithaca, Plain and Devils Lake State Park areas all within range
  • Please complete the 3 questions included with the DJ-LE-330
  • Reedsburg Police Department will consider a paid sponsorship to qualified applicants to attend a Wisconsin Law Enforcement Academy
  • Apply early as the Reedsburg Police Department will continue with the hiring process prior to application deadline as applicants from qualified candidates are received. Lateral transfers encouraged.
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
Patrick Cummings
Application Contact Title
Police Chief
Application Contact Agency
Reedsburg Police Department
Application Contact Address

200 S Park St
Reedsburg, WI 53959
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 524-2376
Application Contact Fax
(608) 524-2925
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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