The Canton City Police Department is looking for hard-working men and women of good character and reputation to join its ranks as members of Canton’s newest class of recruits - and we want you!
Successful trainees will become part of a close-knit organization where strong moral fiber and self-discipline are rewarded with career success and respect from those we protect and serve...do you have what it takes to become one of Canton’s finest?
Able to pass medical tests, drug screens, and civil service exams
Able to pass physical agility exam
Able to undergo pre-employment psychological evaluation tests
At least 21 but not yet 35 years old
Have 20/20 or corrected vision
High School diploma or GED
No felony convictions
United States citizen
Valid driver’s license
Candidates with military experience, certain college degrees, Peace Officer certification, and Canton residents are given extra consideration.
First year salary - $35,000 (without certifications) or $38,000 (with Peace Officer certification). Wages will then increase according to regular schedule and/or promotions
Free Training in Specialized Fields
Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Optical) and Prescription Drug Coverage
One week Paid Vacation after 10 months, two weeks after two years of service