Police Officer

The Village of Lexington Police Department is looking for highly motivated individuals not just looking for a job, but looking for a career. The Village of Lexington is accepting applications for full-time and part-time Police Officers. Our Police Department covers the Village of Lexington with a total residential population of about 943 people. The population of our village approximately triples during the summer season. Additional questions can be directed to Chief Larry Sheldon at (810) 359-8242 or email at lexpdchief@gmail.com.

The minimum qualifications for the position:

  • Must be a United States Citizen.
  • Must have reached 21st birthday at the time of appointment.
  • Must possess a valid Michigan driver’s license with an excellent driving history.
  • Must possess a minimum High School Diploma, Associates degree or 60 credits from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Must be licensed as a Police Officer by MCOLES.
  • Ability to successfully pass an extensive background check, physical examination and drug screening test.
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions of a Police Officer.
  • Preference is given to those with prior experience as a certified Police Officer.


  • Perform routine patrol/shift duties / taking and responding to calls for service.
  • Enforce Federal and State of Michigan laws, as well as Village ordinances.
  • Conduct criminal investigations.
  • Enforce traffic laws and conduct traffic-related investigations.
  • Make arrests and conduct interviews of persons/subjects.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing – capable of preparing detailed and articulate police reports, citations, search warrants, and warrant requests.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate with residents, visitors, businesspersons and others.


  • Excellent health care coverage with minimum premium copays.
  • Minimum to no prescription copays.
  • MRA benefits to reimburse copays that are accrued.
  • Above-average employer contribution to 457 retirement benefits.
  • Paid vacation, sick and personal days. Standard paid holidays.

To apply for this job email your details to lexpdchief@gmail.com