Personnel Qualifications and Recruitment

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Bloomfield Township Police Department hires police officers or dispatchers as positions become available. Applications are accepted on a continuing basis. When a position opens, all those who have current applications on file with the Department are notified and the hiring process begins.

Police Officer: Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be United States citizens and possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Weight and height must be proportionate as indicated by accepted medical standards and eye sight should be corrected to 20/20. Applicants may not have a criminal record and should have no more than a minimal traffic record. They must successfully pass the MCOLES pre-employment battery of tests. If hired, the officer will agree to become an Oakland County resident or live in an adjacent county within one year of official appointment or hiring.

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Public Safety Dispatcher: Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and show proof of United States residency. They must have a high school diploma or its equivalent. They may not have a criminal record.

Making Application

Those wishing to apply for either a police officer or dispatcher position should mail a copy of a resume with a cover letter to Police Administration: Recruiting, Bloomfield Township Police Department, 4200 S. Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302. Qualifying applicants will be sent an application for completion and return to the Police Department. When positions open or become available, applicants will be notified when the hiring process will begin.