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The Flint Police Department’s mission is to enforce the laws of the City of Flint, State of Michigan, and United States of America with the goal of enhancing the safety and security of people who live, work, and visit the City of Flint and their property.

mission statement

The City of Flint Police Department is committed to protecting and serving all the people of our community with respect, fairness and compassion. Acting in partnership with our community to protect life and property, we strive to prevent crime and preserve peace, order and safety. We will seek just solutions with honesty and integrity. We encourage, need, and expect community involvement to work toward a mutual goal of enhancing the quality of life within our city.

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The City of Flint Police Department is hiring now! We are looking for great people to join our force today. If you’re ready for a meaningful career serving the community of Flint, we want to talk with you! being a Flint Police officer is more than just patrolling the streets of our great city. wide variety of special advancement opportunities are available to our officers.

New officers receive a $5,000 and Certified Officers $7,500 signing bonuses!

We offer a “day in the life” opportunity if you’re undecided. Complete the form below and our recruiting team will reach out to you to schedule a ride along with our officers!

vision statement

The Flint Police Department will be the anchor resource in a collaborative effort with the community, businesses and visitors to the City of Flint. We will provide model law enforcement services with an emphasis on innovation and technology.

employment opportunities

The City of Flint Department of police is actively hiring Full and Part time officers and Officer Trainees! With several opportunities for career advancement, signing bonuses for both new officers and certified officers. Join our team today!

police recruiting

Position Type:
  The City of Flint – Police Department/Police Officer (Part-Time)

  Police Department – City of Flint

  City of Flint 

General Statement Of Duties:
Patrols the City of Flint to prevent crime, arrest violators of law, protect life and property, investigate traffic accidents, control traffic and maintain law and order; performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Must be certified or certifiable as a State of Michigan law enforcement officer.

Necessary Special Requirements:

  • Twenty-one (21) years of age inclusive on date of application. (Applicants who will attain minimum age within three (3) calendar months following date of examination shall be deemed acceptable.) 
  • Possession of a valid Drivers License (a valid State of Michigan Driver’s License will be required at time of appointment).

Application Procedure:
Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled. Applications must be completed on the City of Flint’s website: . No paper applications and/or resumes will be accepted in the Human Resources Department. Any questions about the application process, please call 810-766-7280. Please do not call about the status of your application.


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reserve officer

Physical Fitness Entrance Requirements:

The City of Flint Police Department wants to encourage all City of Flint residents interested in this program to be able to participate and to be safe while volunteering with the Department. Applicants should be aware that duties could frequently involve physical requirements such as standing and/or walking for an extended period of time and lifting or moving heavy weights. Applicant’s vision and hearing must be, or be corrected to a level that allows the applicant to perform the assigned tasks of a Reserve Police Officer safely. As there are many duties that will be available to Reserve Flint Police Officers who successfully complete the Reserve Officer Training Program, consideration will be given to individuals levels of fitness and their individual needs when duty assignments are made by the Program Coordinator.

FPD Reserve Academy Financial Obligation:

Each recruit will be required to purchase the following items by day one of our academy. The firearm will not be needed until the second week of that academy class. Information on purchasing this gear will be given in the Recruit Orientation Packet, prior to the start of our academy. 

  • Duty Boots (Depending upon selection, boots range from $75.00 to $250.00)
  • Department specified firearm, from an approved list. (Approximately $400.00 to $600.00)

The department provides all post-academy duty uniforms and gear at no cost to the officer. This includes full uniform, jackets, rain gear, body armor, and duty gear (belt, handcuffs, pepper spray, etc.).

Volunteer Obligations:

To become a Reserve Police Officer, a Recruit must complete the 150 hour Reserve Training Academy conducted “in house” at no cost to the recruit. Upon completion of the Reserve Academy you will be required to complete a minimum of 16 hours of duty per month. Due to the nature of law enforcement, some shifts may include holidays and weekends; such as Memorial Day or Independence Day weekends. There are multiple festival events, some of which are mandatory for department staff, subject to change each year as needs arise. You may contact our department for more information and current festival listings. All events are scheduled well in advance using our remote online scheduling system.


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The City of Flint is an equal opportunity employer and shall consider all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or disability

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