Employment - Benefits

The Waupun Police Department is not excepting applications at this time.


The following benefits are based upon the current 2016-2017 contract.


7:00am to 3:00 p.m. - Dayshift
3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. - Afternoons
11:00 p.m. to 7:00 am - Nightshift

Officers work a rotating 6 days on and 3 days off schedule (1950 hours annually).

Along with 10 Patrol Officers, the Department has a School Liaison Officer, a Detective, three Shift Lieutenants, a Deputy Chief, and the Chief of Police. We also have a records clerk and an administrative assistant.

Starting pay for a patrol officer is currently $24.85/hr, with top pay of $29.41/hr after 5 years.  (Under current contract.)

Employees accumulate 12 sick days per year, paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, employer/employee paid retirement under the WI State System, paid health insurance, compensatory time, income continuation, and deferred compensation.

Employees also receive a yearly uniform allowance, and longevity bonuses after 5 years of employment.

No residency requirement.  

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