The opportunity to join a professional and well-respected police department that values employees and values the community we serve.
The opportunity to make a difference through community engagement, crime prevention, and problem solving.
What sets us apart:
Family Friendly Agency
Allow officers to utilize their unique skills. We want empowered problem solvers, not just call-takers
Diverse agency, with nearly 40% of sworn officers from non-traditional backgrounds
Have a voice in the department and City as a frontline officer by joining or participating in:
The Wellness Committee
The Race and Gender Equity Committee
Community oriented – each employee from the top down is required to participate in several community engagement opportunities annually. Maplewood has a Multicultural Advisory Committee which serve as liaisons between the police and community. They help guide general policy and serve as the community’s voice in hiring.
Unique training opportunities
Multiple positions to diversify skill set and opportunities.
School Resource Officer
General and Special Case Detective (Example: Auto Theft Detective)
Mental Health Outreach Team Member
Field Training officer
Use of Force Instructor
SWAT Team Member
Starting salary: $7,306/month, $87,672/year
Top patrol salary (after 6 years): $110,934/year
Pay incentive for specialty positions (Detective, SRO, FTO, K9 Handler)
Time off/annual leave: 152 to 272 hours depending on years of service
Ten (11) paid holidays per year
Health insurance, dental insurance, POST license renewal costs
Uniform allowance of $925/year
Fully equipped squad cars and equipment package that includes, duty gear, firearm, Taser, body armor, Body Worn Camera
Heated indoor garage for squad cars
Officers are permitted to work out while on duty in the departments well equipped on-site workout facility