Become an Officer

Police Chief Smith shaking hands with employeeThe mission of the Oshkosh Police Department is to promote public safety and to enhance the quality of life in our community through innovative policing and community partnerships. We accomplish this through Team Policing with our officers assigned to specific districts and neighborhoods throughout the city. It is our vision to work as a team to accomplish excellence in our service to the community, to achieve employee fulfillment, and to set an example for others to follow. We are guided by the core values of Professionalism, Integrity, Teamwork and Pride.

We are seeking qualified men and women who reflect the diversity of our community and who are committed to serving and protecting the citizens of Oshkosh with the highest level of integrity. These individuals will be highly skilled, well-trained, and dedicated to successfully accomplishing the mission, vision and values of the Oshkosh Police Department.