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The Oregon Police Department has an authorized staff of 19 sworn officers and 2.5 civilian employees, providing 24-hour police protection and services to the Village of Oregon.

The members of our department are dedicated to making the Oregon community the best it can be, and to maintaining an active community partnership with the citizens and businesses of Oregon.

There are many benefits to becoming a member of the Oregon Police Department. We seek out the most qualified men and women to serve with our department, and we offer competitive pay and benefits to those individuals who successfully complete the hiring process. The Oregon Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

 

What Are The Minimum Requirements for Becoming a Oregon Police Officer?

 
  • A United States citizen and at least 18 years of age at the time of application per Sec. 62.13(4)(d) Stats.
  • High school graduate or possess a G.E.D. High School Equivalency Diploma.
  • Possess a current driver's license and be eligible for a Wisconsin driver's license.
  • No felony convictions (unless pardoned by the Governor of the State). Domestic violence convictions are automatic disqualifiers.
  • No conviction record or pending charge which substantially relates to the work of a Police Officer.

In addition, any new officer who does not possess a two-year associate degree or sixty credits from an accredited college at time of hire must meet this standard within five years.

 

Oregon Police Department's newest recruitment video: 

https://youtu.be/FQmv5NeRwqs

 

Please find employment opportunities under the top header, "Community" tab.