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Police Officer

Caledonia 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

• Patrol assignments, as directed; • Enforcement of all applicable local/county ordinances, State Statutes and Federal laws through surveillance, investigation and/or arrest, as appropriate, including the issuance of tickets for violations; • Compliance with all policies and procedures of the department; • Respond and follow through on citizen complaints; • Traffic control measures for accidents, events, obstacles, incidents, crime scenes, and other activities, as needed; • Recognize, locate, obtain and secure evidence while preserving the chain of custody; • Prepare written reports and record maintenance, including daily log entries, daily activity sheets, incident investigations, arrests, and other records; • Participate in court case preparation, appearances and prosecution as required; • Provide first aid, residential and/or business security checks, crisis assistance, and other safety or security activities, as needed; • Maintain vehicles, tools and equipment, used in the performance of the position; • Serve as a positive community resource by establishing and maintaining working relationships with residents, businesses and visitors; • Provide public education information to residents, schools and groups, concerning public safety, as assigned; • Other duties as assigned.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

The Village may hire external certified experienced applicants and set initial compensation and vacation accrual at a higher step than the lowest rate, but such amounts shall not exceed the applicant’s actual prior years of full-time law enforcement service or the existing schedule in the applicable current collective bargaining agreement.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund


  • 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


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
  • Residency Required
  • Vision Examination
  • Written Exam
Other Notes
  • Must comply with residency requirement (within thirty [30] miles of Fire Station #10, (within the State of Wisconsin) within [18] months of hire date).
Affirmative Action (AA)
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
Shawn Engleman
Application Contact Title
Deputy Chief of Police
Application Contact Agency
Caledonia Police Department
Application Contact Address

6900 Nicholson Rd
Caledonia, WI 53108-9648
United States

Application Contact Phone
(262) 835-4423
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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