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Officers standing by squad cars
Motorcycle Unit and CCOV in a parade
Officers at a community fun run
Officers high fiving citizens at a community event
Officers at a charity event with the CCOV
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The Oshkosh Police Department strives to hire the best Police Officers to serve our community. If you are interested in being a part of a progressive Law Enforcement Community, you will first need to meet the following application qualifications:

  • A United States citizen
  • At least twenty years of age
  • No felony or domestic abuse convictions
  • Possess a valid Wisconsin driver's license at the time of employment
  • Possess any of the following educational requirements:
    • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
    • An Associate’s Degree from an accredited technical college
    • A minimum of 60 credits from an accredited college or university
  • Candidates must have the physical ability to perform the essential functions of a police officer; be able to use all standard police equipment, techniques, and use of force options; and have good verbal and written communication skills