City of Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission
Press Release

The Fire and Police Commission is Accepting Applications for the Position of Police Officer

The current annual starting salary is $57,291.18 (upon academy graduation).

By - Mar 6th, 2017 02:42 pm
Milwaukee Police Department

Milwaukee Police Department

The Fire and Police Commission will begin accepting applications for the position of Police Officer starting on March 3, 2017 through March 31, 2017. Police Officers preserve public peace, protect life and property, work within the community to prevent crime, and enforce ordinances of the City of Milwaukee and the laws of the State of Wisconsin. Officers perform duties involved in the protection of life and property, including but not limited to:

  • Enforce criminal laws; identify, detain, and process wanted individuals
  • Respond to calls for service
  • Conduct investigations of suspicious persons or situations and preliminary investigations of major crimes and criminal activity
  • Interview suspects and witnesses, and prepare appropriate investigative reports
  • Prepare and testify in court as to the facts surrounding any criminal, departmental, or civil action
  • Patrol the City of Milwaukee in a police vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, and/or on foot as directed
  • Communicate with mentally ill persons and contact or refer additional resources as appropriate
  • Operate a police vehicle in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic, and in unsafe road conditions
  • Prepare accurate and complete reports of daily activities
  • Provide assistance to the community in the areas of crime prevention

The current annual starting salary is $57,291.18 (upon academy graduation).

To access the application please visit and for additional information about this position please visit


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