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The Village of Coldwater Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Full-time Police Officer. Applications can be picked up at the Coldwater Police Department, 303 W Main St., Coldwater OH 45828.


Applicants must be a US Citizen, 21 years of age at time of appointment, possess a current OPOTA Basic Peace Officer Certification, possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License and have a high school diploma or GED. Applicants will also be required to pass an extensive background investigation, psychological, polygraph and drug screen.


Benefits include Paid Vacation, Educational Incentive Pay, Special Task Pay, Holiday Pay, Shift Differential Pay, Sick Time, Compensatory Time and Medical Insurance.


Hourly wage between $22.70 to $26.45 based on experience.


This is a full-time position that consists of 4 10-hour shifts per week. One or more of the weekly shifts may consist of being assigned to the local hospital.


The primary responsibility of a police officer is the protection of life and property and the enforcement of laws. A police officer is also responsible for performing traffic control procedures, crime investigations and interacting courteously and effectively with the public.

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