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Equal Opportunity Employer
The County of Wayne is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based
on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation,
marital status, height, weight, arrest record or disability.
Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources
500 Griswold, 9th Floor - Detroit, Michigan 48226-2838

In order to be a Police Officer with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, you must meet all announced qualifications and requirements. You must completely and accurately answer all questions on this application. Any erroneous or missing information can lead to rejection of your application.

1. Never have been convicted of a felony. (The Sheriff's Office verifies all applicant statements).
2. Have a good driving record. Applicants are considered to have less than a good driving record if their record of Traffic Violation Convictions at the time of application or appointment shows:

  • Twelve (12) points accumulated for moving violations within the last two (2) years.
  •  A conviction for operating while under the influence or operating while impaired within the last three (3) years.
  • Any combination of six (6) or more Fail to Appear in Court (FAC) or Fail to Comply with Judgment (FCJ) type suspensions in the last ten (10) years.
  • Two (2) or more convictions for reckless driving within the last three (3) years.
  • A criminal conviction connected with the operation of a motor vehicle including but not limited to negligent
    homicide, fleeing the scene of an accident and fleeing or eluding a police officer.
  • A conviction for driving while your license is suspended or revoked in last one (1) year. A currently restricted or probationary driving license under the Michigan point system.

NOTE: Any candidate not disqualified under the above section whose driving license is restricted, suspended or revoked or who has not paid an outstanding traffic fine, must have their license restored and have paid all fines prior to appointment.

3. Pass a pre-employment medical examination and be in good physical condition to perform essential job duties as determined by a licensed physician or qualified health care professional in compliance with Wayne County Standards including:

  • Free from any physical defects or chronic diseases that may impair the performance of essential job duties or endanger the lives of others.
  • Height and weight in relation to each other as indicated by accepted medical standards.
  • Free from mental or emotional instabilities that may impair the performance of essential job functions or endanger the lives of others.
  • Free from any impediment of the senses, physically sound and in possession of extremities.
  • Possess 20/20 corrected vision in each eye.
  • Possess normal visual functions in each eye, including peripheral vision, depth perception, stereopsis and normal color vision.
  • Possess normal hearing. Hearing shall be tested for each ear and be within professionally acceptable ranges.
  • Free from drugs. Use of controlled substance for other than medical reasons is cause for rejection. Proof of medical necessity is required.
  • Any other physical or mental impairment, disease or defect not mentioned above that may impair the
    performance of essential job duties or endangers the lives of others.

NOTE: An examinee currently or recently under professional medical care may be required to submit a report from the medical professional indicating his/her current medical condition and ability to perform the essential job duties

Clear Signature
I have read and understood the above standards and I believe I meet the requirements to be a Police Officer
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