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Police Officer

Shorewood 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 police services, including but not limited to responding to emergency and non-emergency calls, conducting preventative, and directed patrols, enforcing municipal ordinances and state laws, and performing community engagement activities. Training and professional development are a priority and encouraged, striving to improve constantly as an officer and a person.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

The Lateral Entry Officer must meet the following qualifications to participate in the Lateral Entry Program. The Lateral Entry Officer will be certified through the State of Wisconsin LESB or (for out-of-state applicants) satisfy the State of Wisconsin LESB’s law enforcement reciprocity requirements for certification. The LEO will have completed at least eighteen (18) months of full-time law enforcement service. The LEO will successfully complete all stages of the hiring process, including but not limited to testing, screening, and background screening components. Lateral candidates will start at a higher pay step than entry-level candidates. Vacation time will also be adjusted according to police experience. Wages: Placed at the applicable wage step: 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, or 4 years (top pay). Vacation: Equal to the number of full years of service as a full-time sworn law enforcement officer 10 days of vacation after 1 year of continuous service 15 days of vacation after 5 years of continuous service 20 days of vacation after 14 years of continuous service 25 days of vacation after 20 years of continuous service 26 days of vacation after 21 years of continuous service 27 days of vacation after 22 years of continuous service Upon hire, a prorated vacation may be awarded for use in the remainder of the calendar year. Sick Leave: Upon hire, be granted five (5) days of sick leave and then accrue contractual sick leave benefits.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Receive all initial duty equipment (uniforms, duty belt, ballistic vest, firearm, etc.)
  • 8 Hour Schedule
  • Work 4 days on / 2 days off
  • No residency requirement
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
  • 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
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Vision Examination
  • Written Exam
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Fernando Santiago
Application Contact Title
Captain of Police
Application Contact Agency
Shorewood Police Department
Application Contact Address

4057 N. Wilson Drive
Shorewood Police Department
Shorewood, WI 53211
United States

Application Contact Phone
(414) 847-2610
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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