Police Application

Welcome to all. The Oxford Township Police Department is taking applications for the position of Full-Time & Part-Time Officers. Below is all the information about the position and requirements to be met. Starting pay for Full-Time is $19.50 an hour and Part-Time is $17.50 an hour. All have the ability to work grants and off duty details that pay anywhere from $24.00 an hour to $40.00 an hour.

Oxford Township is a equal opportunity employer. All applicants are subject to a drug screen, a CVSA, Psychological exam ,and an intensive background check. All applications must be notarized and have a photo attached. Information about the position is posted below.

Click here for application for Police Officer

Oxford Township Police is now accepting applications for Part Time Officers.

Oxford Township Police Department

Click below for Civilian Application for Administrative Assistant (this position is currently not available). Information about this position is listed at the bottom of the page.

Civilian Application

Police Officer Position

Full-Time & Part-Time

Oxford Township Police Department

Oxford, Ohio 45056

About the Position:

A Police Officer performs a variety of duties in the enforcement of laws and the prevention of crimes; to control traffic flow and enforce State and local traffic regulations; to perform investigation activities; and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the Police Department.

Police Officer Essential Job Functions:

  • Effect an arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints; subdue resisting suspects using maneuvers and weapons and resort to the use of hands and feet and other approved weapons in self-defense.

  • Prepare investigative and other reports, including sketches, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations.

  • Exercise independent judgment in determining when there is reasonable suspicion to detain, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and when force may be used and to what degree.

  • Operate a law enforcement vehicle during both the day and night; in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions used by factors such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow.

  • Communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications.

  • Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informers.

  • Pursue fleeing suspects and perform rescue operations which may involve quickly entering and exiting law enforcement patrol vehicles; lifting, carrying and dragging heavy objects; climbing over and pulling oneself over obstacles; jumping down from elevated surfaces; climbing through openings; jumping over obstacles, ditches and streams; crawling in confined areas; balancing on uneven or narrow surfaces and using body force to gain entrance through barriers.

  • Load, unload, aim and fire from a variety of body positions handguns, shotguns and other agency firearms under conditions of stress that justify the use of deadly force and at levels of proficiency prescribed in certification standards.

  • Perform searches of people, vehicles, buildings and large outdoor areas which may involve feeling and detecting objects, walking for long periods of time, detaining people and stopping suspicious vehicles.

  • Conduct visual and audio surveillance for extended periods of time.

  • Engage in law enforcement patrol functions that include such things as working rotating shifts, walking on foot patrol and physically checking the doors and windows of buildings to ensure they are secure.

  • Effectively communicate with people, including juveniles, by giving information and directions, mediating disputes and advising of rights and processes.

  • Demonstrate communications skills in court and other formal settings.

  • Detect and collect evidence and substances that provide the basis of criminal offenses and infractions and that indicate the presence of dangerous conditions.

  • Endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of suspects and other people encountered in an antagonistic environment.

Police Officer Essential Job Functions: (contd)

§ Perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include directing traffic for long periods of time, administering emergency medical aid, lifting, dragging and carrying people away from dangerous situations and securing and evacuating people from particular areas.

§ Process and transport prisoners and committed mental patients using handcuffs and other appropriate restraints.

§ Put on and operate a gas mask in situations where chemical munitions are being deployed.

§ Extinguish small fires by using a fire extinguisher and other appropriate means.

§ Read and comprehend legal and non-legal documents, including the preparation and processing of such documents as citations, affidavits and warrants.

§ Process arrested suspects to include taking their photographs and obtaining a legible set of inked fingerprints impressions.

Police Officer Requirements:

1. Must be 21 years of age

2. Must be OPOTA certified or getting ready to be

3. Must be a US citizen or a foreign citizen in the United States in compliance with federal law under 8.U.S.C. 1324b

4. Submit to a background Investigation

5. Complete a Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA) / Polygraph Examination

6. Must pass a Drug Screen.

7. Must satisfactory complete a department Physical agility course.

8. Must successfully pass a Psychological examination.

9. Must pass interview process with the Chief of Police and/or selection board

Upon successful completion of the process, candidates may be considered for available positions.

For Application see above,

Facebook at Oxford Township Police Department,

Or by contacting the Chief of Police at: (513) 523-7131 to pickup an application at:

Oxford Township Police Department

925 South Main Street

Oxford, Ohio 45056

Monday - Friday 9am to 2pm

Administrative Assistant Position - Part-Time Position

Hours: Minimum of 16 hours per week, flexible schedule if needed

Admin. Assistant Duties:

As administrative assistant you would be required to answer phones, file paperwork (both in the station and with courts), downloading law enforcement body worn camera's, help keep department stats, assist with walk-ins, take in funds and record, assist with payroll, property room, organizing, help keep offices clean, and more as needed.

You will need to have windows 10 knowledge, able to type proficiently, pass a background (web check) and drug screening, have a clean record, and must work well with others.

Application of position is listed above or by in person at the Oxford Township Police Department

925 South Main St. Oxford, OH 45056

Monday - Friday 9am to 2pm