Apply to the Department

Working in partnership with the community, the members of the Ypsilanti Police Department are dedicated to improving the quality of life and providing a safe environment within the community and the organization.

The Ypsilanti Police Department is now accepting applications for full-time police officers.


Successful completion of the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standard's Police Certification Program. Candidates enrolled in a current Police Academy are welcome to apply. Must possess and maintain a valid Michigan Driver's License and be a U.S. Citizen. Interpersonal Skills in order to deal with the public courteously, professionally, and tactfully. Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively, and to determine the proper course of action. Ability to accurately obtain information and articulate observations, behaviors, and actions both orally and in writing. Ability to develop skills in the use and care of firearms.

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The City of Ypsilanti is hiring Police Officers! We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, generous leave time, and a defined benefit pension program. If you're looking to work for a diverse and inclusive municipality, apply today! 

Employment applications can be found at:

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