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How do I become a Police Officer with the City of Ann Arbor?
To become a police officer with the City of Ann Arbor, successful candidates must meet the below list of requirements.
- Must be a U.S. citizen
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Associates Degree or equivalent college credits
- Or, absent the college requirement, must have a minimum of 2 years prior experience as a sworn full-time law enforcement officer, or 2 years active military service.
- Persons who are 'Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards' (MCOLES) certified/certifiable or eligible for waiver of training are preferred.
- Candidates must pass an extensive background investigation, physical and psychological exams and drug screen.
- No felony convictions
- Misdemeanor convictions considered on a case by case basis
- Must have a satisfactory driving record:
- Valid Michigan operator's license
- No OUIL/Impaired convictions within 7 years of application
- No current suspended or revoked license
- Less than 6 points on driving record
- Less than 3 misdemeanor/civil infractions within 2 years of application
- Less than 2 accidents with violations within 2 years of application (this is considered on a case by case basis)
For more information on MCOLES certification go to www.mcoles.org