The Fox Point Police Department is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of the residents and visitors while enforcing the laws in a fair and equitable manner. We accomplish these goals through a community policing model and are seeking individuals who believe they can work cooperatively with the public and other law enforcement personnel in this type of an environment.
We encourage you to review the information below to gain a better understanding of the positions expectations and benefits. Additionally, our annual reports are available here to provide a snapshot of the previous years activities.
If you are considering a career with the Fox Point Police Department, reach out to our staff to schedule a meeting and ride-along. Application material is available online.
- Position Overview
- Essential Duties
- Personal Characteristics
- Salary & Benefits
- Specialty Programs
Police officers are problem solvers – interacting with a wide spectrum of individuals, responding to an array of critical issues, and directly helping people with tangible results. The profession is rewarding as well as challenging. Police officers run toward danger and often interact with people on their worst days – as an officer, you are the bridge between crisis and a healthy and safe outcome for the individuals you serve.
New officers will have the ability to participate in all aspects of police work, from community engagement and problem-solving, to criminal investigations and traffic enforcement. You will find the camaraderie of being part of a team with the freedom to shape your own career. You will join some of the finest women and men in law enforcement on a department that prides itself on its high level of professionalism.
Police officers wear many hats in the community and will be asked to perform numerous tasks throughout the day. The list below is a general overview of the duties and responsibilities, but is far from all-inclusive.
Police Officers are held to a standard that is higher than the general public and will be scrutinized during their on-duty and off-duty time. The characteristics listed below will help an officer set a foundation of ethical standards.
Professionalism: The future of our organization and our ability to serve the community is strongly dependent upon the actions of the personnel within our organization. We expect all of our personnel to be leaders within the organization and within the community, whose conduct and demeanor display the highest standard of personal and organizational excellence.
Integrity: Be committed to performing our work with the highest degree of honor and professionalism. The community demands that officers maintain the public trust and are accountable for their actions. Possess the quality of being honest with strong moral principles. Not only does this quality exemplify the professionalism of a police officer, but it is necessary for courtroom testimony.
Respect: Display due regard for the feelings, wishes, rights, and traditions of others. Display this quality to co-workers as well as members of the public. Treat all people equally and with impartiality. Show concern and empathy for victims and treat suspects with dignity and respect.
Service: We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of service to the community to safeguard lives and property, reduce crime and disorder and enhance public safety. We work in partnership with the community to resolve community problems that effect quality of life and public safety.
Police Officers in Fox Point are a member of the Fox Point Professional Police Association and are granted benefits outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.
Salary (2022 CBA)
- First Year: $61,072
- Second Year: $68,321
- Third Year: $75,507
- Fourth Year: $82,652
- Officers with college education receive additional hourly incentives
- 1 year | 10 days
- 5 years | 11 days
- 7 years | 15 days
- 13 years | 20 days
- 15 years | 25 days
- 25 years | 27 days
The Fox Point Police Department offers many options to broaden your law enforcement career. As a police officer you have the opportunity to follow your cases from start to finish. Complex cases may require the resources of a specialty trained officer to assist and this is an opportunity for motivated officers to excel. Your first day as an officer is the beginning of endless opportunities.
Available opportunities include: