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Police Recruitment


Join the City of Troy Police Department as an Employed Police Recruit and Embark on a Rewarding Law Enforcement Career.

 TROY, MI – March 5, 2024

The City of Troy Police Department is thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about law enforcement. We are actively seeking highly motivated individuals to join our esteemed agency as Employed Police Recruits.

As a leading law enforcement agency in the state, the Troy Police Department takes pride in its commitment to serving the community and fostering professional growth. The department, staffed by over 100 sworn officers and 75 civilian employees, plays a crucial role in safeguarding Oakland County's largest community.

The Employed Police Recruit position provides an unparalleled opportunity to become an integral part of the Troy Police Department while attending the Police Academy. Successful completion of the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) Basic Police Academy is a prerequisite for activation to a sworn Police Officer position within our esteemed department.

Key Highlights of the Employed Police Recruit Position:

Sponsorship for Academy Training: The City of Troy is committed to investing in the professional development of its recruits. We will cover all required tuition, course fees, equipment, and uniforms associated with Police Academy training.

Competitive Starting Salary: starting salary of $43,942 per year. Once activated, Police Officers will receive a starting salary per 2023-2026 Troy Police Officers Association Collective Bargaining Agreement (currently: $73,025/yr.)

Comprehensive Benefits Package: From the effective date of hire, recruits will have access to excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance. Additionally, the Troy Police Department offers a generous paid vacation, personal and sick leave package. The retirement plan includes a 401a and Retiree Health Savings plan with employer contributions.

Classes Starting in August: Don't miss the chance to kick-start your law enforcement career. Our academy classes commence in August, offering a timely opportunity to embark on this fulfilling journey.

How to Apply:

For detailed information about the Employed Police Recruit position, including requirements and the application process, please visit our official website: www.troymi.gov/jobopenings.

Join the Troy Police Department and be part of a dynamic and supportive community dedicated to upholding the highest standards of law enforcement. Take the first step towards a rewarding career with us!

City of Troy Contacts:

Human Resources Department, 248.680.7296 or by emailing HumanResources@troymi.gov.

For more information, please visit Police Department (troymi.gov)

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