The Murfreesboro Police Department is Hiring

Dec 21, 2022 at 11:03 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) The Murfreesboro Police Department is currently hiring to fill a variety of positions, some of which include patrol officers. Police Chief Michael Bowen told WGNS NEWS… Some of the most important qualifications include passing a physical ability test, passing drug and alcohol screenings, meeting vision requirements and meeting any lawful qualifications set by the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission.

As an officer trainee, the starting pay rings in at $46,854. Once you’re a full time MPD Officer, step one pay is just over $51,600. Lateral transfer officers will start at the police officer pay.  However, they may qualify for experience pay, up to five additional steps, depending on the number of years of law enforcement experience. However, the police officer pay salary table will change by mid-January.  The Murfreesboro City Council approved a new Public Safety Pay Plan. See more on MPD Officer Pay HERE.


You can learn more about applying by visiting the City of Murfreesboro website and clicking on the link to the Police Department. For additional details, CLICK HERE. To see exactly what jobs are currently open within the Murfreesboro Police Department, the Fire Department or to find additional emergency responder employment opportunities, CLICK HERE (List of current job openings). If you are interested in working for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, or another department within the county, CLICK HERE

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