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Police Chief

Mount Pleasant Police Dept

Agency City
Mount Pleasant
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The Village of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Chief of Police. The Village is looking for a highly professional and collaborative leader who is committed to integrity, transparency, teambuilding, and is engaged in the best practices in the profession. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary to build positive working relationships and professional partnerships, and be a collaborative, inclusive, and ethical leader with a desire to mentor and provide professional development within the department.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 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
  • Supervisory/Management Experience
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Additional Education Information
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field, with a minimum of ten (10) years of increasing responsible law enforcement experience, five (5) of which have been in a command/supervisory and administrative capacity. The successful candidate must have or obtain a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and be LESB certifiable within 12 months through the Law Enforcement Standards Board for the State of Wisconsin. A master’s degree is preferred along with additional specialized leadership education, such as program completion through the FBI-National Academy, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, Southern Police Institute Command courses, or equivalent programs. National Incident Management System (NIMS) training including ICS 700, ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 300, and ICS 400 required within the timeframe specified by the Village.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
  • Residency Required
  • Vision Examination
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
Lisa Klotz
Application Contact Title
Administrative Assistant
Application Contact Agency
Mount Pleasant Police Department
Application Contact Address

8811 Campus Dr
Mount Pleasant , WI 53406
United States

Application Contact Phone
(262) 664-7929
Application Contact Fax
(262) 664-7902
Application Contact Website

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Application Deadline


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