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Police Officer

Marshall Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

General patrol functions including patrol, investigation of complaints, assists to the public, maintains order, responds to calls for service; enforcement of State Criminal and Traffic Laws and Local Ordinances; and solving problems of the community.

This posting is for a patrol officer position.  We also accept lateral transfers with the lateral transfer details listed below.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

• Currently employed full-time.

• Minimum 3 years full-time sworn law enforcement experience with arrest powers with any city, county, or state law enforcement agency (time served as reserve officer or other type of unpaid officer will not be used to calculate prior years of service).

• Preferably has obtained some additional specialized training (i.e. investigative, instructor, special units).

• No pending disciplinary actions, investigations for misconduct or criminal activity, and is leaving current department in good standing.

• If an applicant meets all the above criteria, they may be eligible to be hired at a salary level higher than the starting wage (per union contract) and may receive 80-120 hours of vacation and up to 40 hours of sick time. All wage and vacation increases thereafter would be subject to the language in the police union contract.

• An offer of employment shall not affect the new hire’s seniority for any other purposes; his or her seniority shall be based on his or her actual hire date with the Village of Marshall.

• A lateral transfer will still have an 18-month probationary period and be required to sign a 3-year employment agreement.


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
  • Work a twelve (12) hour shift schedule with every other weekend off.
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
Other Qualifications
  • Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board certification or currently enrolled in the Academy

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
Other Notes
  • This is a continuous recruitment until the position is filled.
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Sarah Othmer
Application Contact Title
Police Clerk
Application Contact Agency
Village of Marshall Police Department
Application Contact Address

130 S Pardee St
P.O. Box 540
Marshall, WI 53559
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 655-3533 205
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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