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Careers with Troy PD

Troy Police Department Careers

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The Troy Police Department is a progressive agency serving a supportive community. We offer significant opportunities for professional growth and advancement, excellent pay and benefits and unparalleled training. Staffed by more than 100 sworn officers and 75 civilian employees, we protect and serve Oakland County's largest community. 

Why Troy PD?
Troy police officers are respected by our community and valued by our leadership. With 23 special units and assignments, we offer extensive opportunities for a dynamic and challenging career. Troy officers can enjoy a healthy work life balance with a four day work week comprised of ten hour shifts. New officers start with 4 weeks of vacation on your first day, and an additional 160 hours of leave time a year. We serve and protect Oakland County's largest city, and are equipped with excellent training and resources. If you want to work for a community oriented, professional police agency that is second to none, please consider Troy PD!

Pay & Benefits
Entry level police officers will start out earning $75,946. A lateral police officer with two years of experience will start out at $84,002. Maximum salary is $91,520.
There are ample opportunities for overtime and extra duty assignments. (Salaries are as of July 1, 2024).

  • 4 weeks vacation a year, starting your 1st day
  • Additional 160 hours of leave time a year 
  • $5,000 Police Academy reimbursement 
  • BCBS Health & Dental
  • 401A with 11% Employer Contribution
  • HSA with 4% Employer Contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement – $2,500
Special Units
With 23 special units and assignments, Troy officers enjoy opportunities to grow throughout their career. Our specialized assignments include Criminal Investigations, K9, Community Services, Tactical Support Team, Criminal Intelligence Unit, Task Forces (DEA, FBI, etc.), School Resource Officer, Traffic Safety, Training Unit, Surveillance, Evidence Technician, Directed Patrol, Hazmat, Drone Operator, Mobile Field Force, Honor Guard and Crisis Negotiation Team.

Troy PD equips officers with excellent training and quality equipment in order to the serve the community in the best way possible. We have an in-house, full time training unit and modern training facilities including an onsite shooting range. Each Troy officer receives an average of at least 40 hours of training per year.

Our Community

We serve and protect Oakland County’s largest and most diverse community. With over 85,000 residents and 200,000 daytime visitors, Troy is a thriving community. Our community is recognized for its excellent quality of life, offering an A+ rated school system. We are home to Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and abundant retail. Troy's strength and growth as a community helps ensure that Troy PD will remain a great place to work for many years to come. 

Civilian Careers
Troy PD non-sworn and civilian employees play a vital role in keeping the community safe. The Troy Police Department has a modern Communications Center staffed by skilled professionals called communications supervisors and police service aides. We also have an in-house lock up facility staffed by police service aides.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Troy Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions will be considered without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


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