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Police Officer

Milwaukee Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

• Enforce criminal laws; identify, detain, and process wanted individuals.

• Respond to calls for service.

• Conduct investigations of suspicious persons or situations and preliminary investigations of major crimes and criminal activity.

• Interview suspects and witnesses, and prepare appropriate investigative reports.

• Prepare and testify in court as to the facts surrounding any criminal, departmental, or civil action.

• Patrol the City of Milwaukee in a police vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, and/or on foot as directed.

• Communicate with mentally ill persons and contact or refer additional resources as appropriate.

• Operate a police vehicle in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic, and in unsafe road conditions. (More found in the job posting)


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
Other Benefits
  • 12 paid days off in lieu of 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
Additional Education Information
60 College Credits OR associate degree WITHIN 5 YEARS OF HIRE


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Residency Required
  • 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
Jordan Hendry
Application Contact Title
Human Resource Representative
Application Contact Agency
Milwaukee Fire & Police Commission
Application Contact Address

200 E Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States

Application Contact Phone
(414) 708-0184
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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