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Mission S​tat​​em​​ent: 

To provide protection and service to all

Vision Stat​​​ement: ​
All Ann Arbor police personnel are partners with the public and city administration to help the community successfully fulfill its desired destiny.​​​​​

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​In Case of Emergency: Call 9-1-1

Non-emergency Dispatch: 734.994.2911

AAPD Front Desk (general information): 734.794.6920 | [email protected]

​AAPD Tip Line: 734.794.6939 | ​[email protected]​a2gov.org   ---   ​Crime Stoppers: 800.SPEAK UP​​​

About the Ann Arbor Police Department​​


There are 122 sworn police officers included in the overall staff of 156​. The AAPD is a full-service department with many services and divisions. These include a detective section, traffic services unit, K9, motorcycle and bicycle patrols, as well as a community engagement unit that includes many programs and opportunities to volunteer and ​​get involved. The AAPD road patrol is ​ committed to a community-oriented policing philosophy and strives for a high level of community engagement.​​ The AAPD is among 12 agencies in Michigan that are currently CAL​​EA​ accredited.​​


We are now hiring for police officers and cadets. Postings will close on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. Attend our AAPD Recruiting Webinar Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, at 7 p.m. and again on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at noon. Visit the "careers" page for the Zoom webinar link. 

We are excited to announce an improved pay scale for lateral police officer applicants. Annual salary for a candidate with 3+ years of sworn law enforcement experience and bachelor’s degree will start at $72,280 (a $9,527 improvement from the previous scale). Earning potential as a senior officer with a bachelor’s degree and 18 years of service is $94,307.20. Earning potential as a Detective III with a bachelor’s degree after 18 years of service is $103,708.80. See links below for additional details on pay and benefits. Please use this easy comparison sheet​ (PDF) to help you research and compare departments.​ Join our team today!​



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