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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 $50,414 annually, with a raise after six months to $56,057.

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

June 19, 2018 7:43 AM

We are currently accepting applications for our 2019 academy. If you would like to be considered for our next testing session, applications must be received by September 1, 2018. Instructions are provided on our website at: Good luck! [read more]

May 15, 2018 12:12 PM

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 of the hiring process. Interested individuals can hear an overview of the entire hiring process, ask questions, and then take … [read more]

March 20, 2018 9:31 AM

We are currently accepting applications for our 2019 academy. The application deadline to apply to participate in our first testing session in May is almost here! To be considered, applications must be received by April 13, 2018. Instructions are provided on our website at: … [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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