The Alliance Police Department currently employs 37 full-time police officers.  We also employ 2 part time officers and 5 auxiliary (volunteer) officers.

Online Civil Service Testing Monthly

The City of Alliance does NOT allow lateral entry into the police department at this time.

Full-Time Job Benefits:

  • 40 hours employment per week
  • Starting wage is currently $23.81 hr
  • 1.5 times regular rate for more than 8 hrs in day or 40 hours in week (overtime)
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Sick leave and bereavement leave
  • Health club reimbursement
  • College Bonus up to 5.5% for bachelor's degree, 3% for associates
  • Tuition reimbursement for ongoing law enforcement college classes.
  • Union representation (OPBA)
  • $25,000 Life Insurance
  • Five steps to to top patrolman pay rate (eight years)($29.22 currently)
  • Detective bureau assignments by Chief of Police
  • Supervisor assignments by Civil Service
  • Uniform Allowance - $1300 per year
  • On-the-job training
  • Shift bid
  • Turnout gear issued by department
  • Special Response team, Canine, Crisis Hostage Negotiations assignments

The hiring process consists of the following stages. 

  • Civil Service Examination - written only (bonus given for military, college, part-time, basic academy)
  • Background check
  • Interview
  • Physical examination
  • Psychological examination
  • Voice-Stress examination
  • Final Interview

Click here to complete and print a part-time police officer application - Please return to the police department at 470 E Market St, Alliance, Ohio 44601.

Full-time police officer applications will be posted before the next civil service exam.

Police Chief Scott C. Griffith

Sworn in as Chief in 2008

30 year veteran of the Alliance Police Department.

Alliance Police Phone Numbers

330.821.3131  Emergency

330.821.9140  Non-Emergency

330.823.5383 Investigations

330.823.5532  Chief's Office

330.829.2225 Fax

Alliance-Ohio Emergency Alert System


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