Police officer recruitment campaign

Eligibility to apply for testing for Police Officer:

Certified or Certifiable Police Officer in the State of Michigan and documented proof of a passing score on the M.C.O.L.E.S. Written and Physical agility tests.


Currently enrolled in an accredited police academy. Must submit verification of enrollment with application.

Passing score on the M.C.O.L.E.S Written and Physical agility tests.

Proof of successful completion of the academy must be submitted within (14) fourteen days of graduation.

Without successful completion, applicant will be disqualified.

And one of the following:

  • A minimum of 60 credit hours of college from an accredited college or university (Official Transcripts)
  • Veteran with (4) four years of continuous active military service under honorable conditions within (5) five years of application cut-off
  • (or)

  • (2) two years employment as a certified full-time police officer in the State of Michigan as established by M.C.O.L.E.S. within (2) two years of application cutoff.
    If a sworn officer in another state, documented proof of your out of State certification taken through M.C.O.L.E.S.

EMPCO, INC. written exam – passing score of 70 or better. Go to https://www.empco.net/testing/ for testing information. Must be taken prior to application cut off.

Bonus Points: If you have military or police experience you may be eligible for Civil Service bonus points. If you wish to receive bonus points you are required to provide documentation of any military or police experience at time of application. Documentation for Police experience is a signed letter from your department on department letterhead giving exact dates of full-time employment, Documentation for Military experience is your DD-214.

If you have questions about employment or the testing process, please call Human Resources at (248) 674-6252.

Download Full Application HERE