All employment opportunities will be listed on our Facebook page or the MCOLES website. To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet the specific requirements stated below and submit both an Application for Employment and an Authority to Release Personal InformationApplication and Release forms are available on this site or by request (phone or in person).

Cadet Application: Cadet.pdf
Police Officer Application: Police Officer 
Release Authorization Form:  Release Form

Applicant requirements for position of Police Officer

  1. Citizen of the United States
  2. At least 18 years of age
  3. No criminal record
  4. Acceptable driving record
  5. Free from any physical or mental impairments that would prevent applicant from performing all of the normal duties required of a Police Officer
  6. Successful completion of a Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) Police Academy
  7. Successful completion of an Associates Degree or equivalent number of college credit hours (60 hours minimum)

The South Lyon Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.