Employment Information

The Grand Ledge Police Department accepts Employment Applications (PDF) with resumes for full- and part-time Police Officer on a continual basis. Applicants must have the equivalent of an associates degree and have completed training at an accredited police academy. Applicants are encouraged to complete the written exam administered by Empco.

We recruit candidates with a qualifying score and invite them to an oral board. Top candidates are invited for a supervisory review before recommendations are made to the chief of police. An extensive background exam for potential hires is then completed. Applications can be made to the Police Department and should include a letter of intent and a current resume.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Grand Ledge Police Department is an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, or national origin.


  • The position of Police Officer is a full-time, sworn position with a competitive benefits package.
  • The position of Part-Time Police Officer is a sworn position, carrying all the duties and responsibilities of a regular full-time officer but is less than 29.5 hours per week with hourly wages only.

More Information

For further information, please contact the Police Department by phone at 517-627-2115 or email the Department.