Lateral Entry Police Employment

The City of Euclid Police Department is accepting applications and resumes for the position of police officer, lateral entry, with a salary range of $66,882- $74,638 plus excellent benefits and 16 paid holidays. Base salary does not include initial uniform allowance of $2,300, yearly uniform allowance/maintenance of $1750 per year, or longevity bonus (2.5% after 5 years).

Must have minimum of one-year full-time police experience or 2 years part-time experience averaging at least 20 hours per week.  You must be currently employed or have a separation of no more than 1 year from time of application.  Applicant must be currently OPOTA certified, and possess a valid Ohio driver’s license. Physical agility testing through Cuyahoga Community College is mandatory and at applicants’ expense.

The Euclid Police Department offers a number of career opportunities that include patrol, detectives, narcotics & vice unit, regional tactical team assignment, K-9 unit, task force assignments, traffic division, and community policing.

There is no application fee. Application packets are available at the Euclid Police Department, 545 East 222 Street (24 hours a day).  The application can also be downloaded from the Euclid Police website at  Applications must be notarized by an outside source prior to turning the application in. 

Applications may be submitted anytime.  Applications will be accepted ongoing, until further notice.  Applications will be marked by time and date and applicants will be added to an eligibility list for 1 year from time of application.

The City of Euclid does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.