To Become A Police Officer

When looking for excellence in law enforcement services, start with the St. Joseph Police Department. We offer competitive salary, benefits, and opportunities for advancement.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunities to test for advancement
  • Opportunities to test for specialized positions
  • Paid health, dental, and life insurance
  • Paid vacation (increases with time)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Uniform allowance
  • 2 Deferred Compensations Plans

How To Apply

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Human Resources Department tests periodically throughout the year and establishes an eligibility-hiring list based on final results achieved by individuals whom apply.

Summary of Benefits (PDF)