Employment Benefits

Manitowoc Police Officer Benefits

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 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.

Employment Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Holiday Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
  • Shift Premiums - Second and Third Shift(s)
  • 5 days on, 2 days off, 5 days on, 3 days off
  • Vacation Leave:
    • 7 days after 1 year of service
    • 15 days after 2 years of service
    • 18 days after 10 years of service
    • 21 days after 15 years of service
    • 26 days after 20 years of service

Employment Opportunities:

  • DARE Program Officer
  • School Resource Officer Program
  • Motorcycle Patrol Officer
  • Bicycle Patrol Officer
  • Crime Prevention Program
  • Detective Bureau
  • Metro-Drug Program Officer
  • Field Training Officer/Supervisor Program
  • K-9 Patrol Officer