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Posted 05/21/2015

Check out our Hiring Resource Group! The City of Madison Police Department strives to create a workforce that contains a broad range of diversity including race, gender, language, life experience, and cultural background to improve understanding and effectiveness in dealing with all communities. In order to better serve candidates for employment, we have assembled a diverse group of officers to respond to your questions about Policing the Madison Way. Check out the page and click on an officer's name to send them an email:

Policing in partnership with our community - join our team by becoming an officer and make a difference!

Starting salary from $47,041 annually, with a raise after six months to $52,306.

Some of the other benefits are:

  • Health insurance coverage through five different options (some of these programs are at no cost to the employee)
  • Thirty-seven and one-half (37-1/2) hour work week
  • Pension covered through the Wisconsin Retirement System; contributions made by employer and employee
  • Educational incentive pay plan after forty-two (42) months of continuous service
  • Wage, life, and disability insurance plans
  • Union Contracts

April 28, 2015 11:22 AM

Did you miss our Open House on 4/26/15?  No problem, use the link below to access a video recording of this session.  Hear directly from Chief Koval on topics to include what we are looking for in prospective candidates, the Madison method of policing as well as a detailed description … [read more]

April 17, 2015 8:34 AM

Want to JOIN THE TEAM?  Want to learn how to go from being "good" to "great" as a candidate? Check out the Open House on 4/26/15!  All questions answered/official exam to follow (for those who want to).  For more information visit our website: … [read more]

January 26, 2015 11:57 AM

Want to JOIN THE TEAM?  Want to learn how to go from being "good" to "great" as a candidate? Check out the Informational Session on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at 4pm.  All questions answered/official exam to follow (for those who want to).  For more information visit our website: … [read more]

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