Police Officer - City of Trotwood

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Job Title: Police Officer
Department: Trotwood Police Department

Job Skills / Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Achieve a passing score of 70% on the exam
  • Successful completion of all phases of the selection process
  • US Citizen & at least 21 years old
  • HS Graduate or GED
  • Valid Ohio Drivers’ License; good driving record
  • Eye sight correctable to 20/30
  • Possess the physical ability to perform the task associated with the position.
  • Acceptable background investigation
  • Possess or ability to obtain OPOTA certification

Additional Information / Benefits
Nature of Work:
Employees in this class are responsible for protection of life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and general enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work is performed in accordance with Division rules and regulations, and normally consists of duties and routine patrol and both initial and follow-up investigations. Work involves an element of personal danger. Employees must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent discretion in meeting emergencies; however, advice and consultation from a superior officer is usually available.
Salary Range: $21.00- $27.76 per hour; the beginning rate for new hires is $21.00 per hour.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Clean Driving Record: 1 year (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)