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Careers with the Shaker Heights Police
The Shaker Heights Police Department offers competitive benefits, top-notch training, and plenty of opportunity for advancement. Watch our video to learn more or scroll down for details.
EDGE Swat Team
Mobile Field Force
Competitive Compensation & Benefits
Signing bonus — $4,000
Starting salary up to $93K+ depending on qualifications and education. (Candidates earn more with a college degree: one percent more for an associate’s degree; two percent for a bachelor’s degree.)
Top-notch training, educational incentives and career development program
Comprehensive insurance package: Medical, prescription, dental and vision; disability insurance; life insurance
Vacation, sick leave and 11 paid holidays
At least 21 years of age
High school diploma or GED
Valid Ohio driver’s license
Currently employed as a law enforcement officer or possess a valid OPOTA certification out-of-state equivalent certification.
Note if you are currently (or soon to be) enrolled in a police academy, we welcome you to apply once you've graduated and received your OPOTA certificate or out-of-state equivalent. There is no deadline to apply. We will be accepting applications on an ongoing basis. You can use this form to express interest in applying at a future date; we will reach out to you periodically with application reminders.