Police Officer Qualifications

The Manitowoc Police Department strives to hire the best police officers to serve our community. The duties of a patrol officer is to serve and protect the citizens of Manitowoc. The patrol officer must have working knowledge of federal laws, state statutes, and city ordinances and must also exhibit a considerable amount of discretion and initiative when dealing with the citizens of the community. The patrol officer must be physically fit, be able to perform all essential functions of a police officer, and must be able to use all standard police equipment, techniques, and use of force options.

  • United States citizen
  • Valid Wisconsin driver's license
  • Associate's degree in police science or sixty semester hours of undergraduate credits in a law enforcement related field, or an equal amount of law enforcement experience
  • Meet minimum requirements as set forth by Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board
  • No felony convictions; no domestic abuse convictions
  • Vision corrected to 20/20
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
If you have specific questions relating to the recruitment process please contact Deputy Chief Corie Pusel by Email or at 920-686-6572.