Join Our Team

The Shaker Heights Police Department is now looking for outstanding officers to join our team. We offer competitive benefits, top-notch training, and plenty of opportunity for advancement. 

Application will be available on March 15.

Advancement Opportunities

  • EDGE Swat Team
  • K-9 Unit
  • Negotiation Team
  • Mobile Field Force
  • Accident Investigation
  • Detective
  • Bike Patrol
  • Honor Guard
  • Promotion

Requirements

  • U.S. citizen
  • At least 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license
  • Currently employed as a law enforcement officer or enrolled in police academy

Competitive Compensation & Benefits

  • Signing bonus — $4,000
  • Salary range — $52,045 to $82,601 depending on qualifications. Candidates can earn more with a degree: Add one percent with an associate’s degree; add two percent with a bachelor’s degree.
  • Top-notch training, educational incentives and career development program
  • Health insurance (medical, prescription, dental and vision ) and life insurance
  • Vacation, sick leave and 10 paid holidays
  • Uniform allowance
  • Longevity pay