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Police Officer

Richland Center Police Dept

Agency City
Richland Center
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

A Patrol Officer performs a wide variety of police duties and is the community’s first defense against crime and social disorder. Assigned duties are performed in accordance with department Policies and Procedures, Rules and Regulations and directives, both verbal and written. All assigned duties and tasks are expected to be performed in an effective, efficient and safe manner. A Patrol Officer is required to exercise initiative and good judgment. The work of a patrol officer is performed under the supervision of a command or supervisory officer. A patrol officer must commit him or herself to goals that communicate the highest degree of public service and fair treatment while reflecting a total commitment to the ethics of law enforcement. Personal conduct and behavior, both on and off duty, must be such that it does not unnecessarily endanger the community’s trust or confidence in the department or its employees. A Patrol Officer must endeavor to be always fair, always honest, always sincere, always accountable, and always courageous. A Patrol Officer must seek truth from others and integrity from themselves.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Lateral Transfer Program is in the Works with WPPA. Call Chief Jones if you have any questions, 608-647-2103.


Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
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
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

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
  • Residency Required
  • Written Exam
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Billy J. Jones
Application Contact Title
Application Contact Agency
Richland Center Police Department
Application Contact Address

470 S. Main St
Richland Center, WI 53581
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 647-2103
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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