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 or be currently enrolled in an academy.

Qualified candidates are invited for an oral board followed by a supervisory review before recommendations are made to the Chief of Police. An extensive background exam for potential hires is then completed.

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 (when available) 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.

The Grand Ledge Police Department is hiring for multiple positions: School Resource Officer, Patrol Officer, Tri-County Metro Narcotics Team Officer. LEARN MORE HERE

  1. Requirements
  2. Incentives
  3. How to Apply
  • MCOLES Certification
  • Valid State Driver’s License
  • High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented with college-level coursework in criminal justice or related field.
  • Experience requirements include some work in a security or law enforcement environment.
  • Required shifts may range from days or nights, and weekdays or weekends.