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MPD Hiring Process

  • Closing date is October 20, 2017 for the May, 2018 Academy.
  • Have a question? Contact a Recruiter today and let's get started!

What's New?

Posted 08/09/2016
For a sneak peak of life in the MPD academy, check out the video: Find Your BLUE Calling. We are constantly recruiting. We are looking for officers that are mature, have a diverse life experience, reflect the diversity of our community, people that are good problem solvers, people that are critical thinkers and most importantly, people that are good communicators. We can give them the tools, we can provide them the training, but it all starts with the people we hire.

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

Starting salary from $49,915 annually, with a raise after six months to $55,502.

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
  • Labor Contracts and Employee Handbooks

September 18, 2017 10:20 AM

MPD Open House: September 24, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Candidates can hear directly from Chief Koval and ask him questions about the hiring process, what we look for in prospective officers and strategies to prepare. These sessions typically last 1-1/2 to 2 hours. Want to JOIN THE TEAM?  … [read more]

August 21, 2017 12:24 PM

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 Sunday, September 24 at 4pm.  All questions answered/official exam to follow (for those who want to).  For more information visit our website: … [read more]

July 11, 2017 11:08 AM

Looking for a job where you can help members of your community stay safe? Consider applying to become an adult school crossing guard for the 2017-18 school year today! There are currently seven openings on the west side of Madison for the fall. This is a great opportunity for hard-working … [read more]

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Mary Schauf

Captain of Training

Find your BLUE calling at the MPD Training Center: It all starts with the people we hire!

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