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Police Officer

Shorewood Hills Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

This is a sworn patrol officer position and will be assigned to either the 3pm - 11pm or 11pm to 7am shift, with potential for assignment to other shifts dependent on department need. Personnel in this assignment are responsible for providing a variety of patrol, investigation, traffic regulation, and related law enforcement activities in the interest of maintaining law and order, suppressing crime, and protecting life and property. The work involves the following types of activities: arrest and detention; search and seizure; criminal investigation; evidence collection; patrol operations; traffic and OMVWI enforcement; traffic accident investigation; use of firearms and weapons; first aid/first responder situations; conflict mediation/civil disorder situations; crime prevention and community relations; and court functions. The SHPD works with a focus on community policing.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Officers that are leaving or have recently left another agency in good standing may be eligible for advanced placement within the pay and vacation grids dependent on their experience and training. Field Training programs may be personalized to the applicant's needs.


Salary Minimum
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 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
60 college credits / Associate's degree


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
Other Notes
  • Preference will be given to applicants that have completed a WI Law Enforcement Academy and are eligible for certification by the WI Law Enforcement Standards Board.
  • To apply for this position, please email a completed DJ-LE-330, resume, and cover letter to
  • Recruitment for this position will remain open until the position is filled. Applications will be evaluated as they are received. For first consideration, apply by March 15, 2024.
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Jaime Weitzel
Application Contact Title
Application Contact Agency
Shorewood Hills Police Department
Application Contact Address

810 Shorewood Blvd
Madison, WI 53705
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 267-1110
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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