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Franklin Police Department
Police Officer

Position Title: Police Officer
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Lateral Entry

Hiring Agency

Agency: Franklin Police Department
Address: 900 Columbia Ave
City: Franklin
State: TN    Zipcode: 37064
Contact: Mike Jordan Sr
Phone: 16157942513
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

Under limited supervision, patrols assigned zone while exercising responsibility for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. Controls traffic, prevents crime or disturbances of the peace, and arrests violators. While working under often stressful, high-risk conditions, applies good independent judgment when dealing with dangerous or unusual situations and implements safe practices and procedures. Reports to the Patrol Sergeant and Lieutenant.

Education and Experience:
The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through attainment of an Associate degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Has thorough knowledge of the policies, procedure, and activities of the City and law enforcement practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Police Officer. Has thorough knowledge of law enforcement and standard police practices as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities. Has thorough knowledge of current criminal and civil law including laws of arrest, rules of evidence, and courtroom procedures and laws governing jail procedures and facilities. Has thorough knowledge regarding modern criminal investigation techniques, principles and methods and how they relate to law enforcement and police work. Knows how to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, computer operations, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental operations and activities. Is able to effectively communicate and interact with supervisors, and all other groups involved in the activities of the department. Is able to use independent judgment as situations warrant. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology, principles, and methods utilized within the department.


The application process is from today until July 05, 2022
Testing & interviews held July 22, 2022
$55,507, must be Tennessee P.O.S.T. Certified; $60,000 after completing probation.
Take-home car program
4-day work week
On-site fitness facilities
Vacation & sick leave, paid personal days, and 10 additional paid holidays
Annual uniform & equipment allowance
Tuition reimbursement
Medical, dental, vision benefits
Applications can be found on-line at
Contact Human Resources at (615) 791-3216

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 06/23/2022

Application Period Ends: 07/05/2022

Number Positions to be Filled: 7

Yearly Salary: $55,507.00 to $60,000.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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