Officers

The Alliance Police Department currently employs 42 full-time police officers.  We also employ 2 part time officers and 5 auxiliary (volunteer) officers.

Currently our civil service entry-level patrolman's test is expired.  Exam scheduled for June 10th, 2015 at 1830 hrs.

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

Job Benefits:

  • 40 hours employment per week
  • Probationary wage is currently $17.49 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
  • Four steps to to top patrolman pay rate (five years)($21.60 currently)
  • Detective bureau assignments by Chief of Police
  • Supervisor assignments by Civil Service
  • Uniform Allowance - $1200 per year
  • Hazardous Duty Pay - $300 per year
  • Annual Longevity Bonus after 4 years
  • 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 an application - Please return to the police department at 470 E Market St, Alliance, Ohio 44601.

Police Chief Scott C. Griffith

Sworn in as Chief in 2008

26 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

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