Join Mt. Juliet PD

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The Mt. Juliet Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency that is always in search of highly qualified, highly motivated employees. The department has many great opportunities for those wishing to be police officers, dispatchers, and more! 

Affordable, clean, well-governed, and prosperous, Mt. Juliet has seen exponential population and business growth over the last decade, with over 28,000 residents who now call Mt. Juliet home. What does that mean for you? It means if you're interested in a career with a quickly growing, ever-expanding police department that is a leader among police agencies in Middle Tennessee.

Recruiting & Training


The department and City Human Resources manages all facets of the hiring process for both sworn and non-sworn personnel. Please review all of the information provide below to find information about the hiring process.

Salary & Benefits


Police officers currently top out at $49,441.60. Officers normally progress through the pay steps at 6 months, 1 year, 2 year, and 3 year mark. Police officers also received state supplemented in-service pay ($600) per year, and all employees receive longevity pay after 5 years of service. The City of Mt. Juliet offers numerous benefits for its employees, which includes comprehensive medical, vision, and dental health insurance plans. The city's human resources department is proactive in reviewing its annual benefits plan and routinely makes changes that best serve the city and its employees. City employees receive some of the best benefits in the state.

Other Benefits:
  • T.C.R.S. Retirement
  • Yearly Cost of Living Raise
  • Yearly Merit Bonus
  • Yearly Uniform Maintenance Allowance
  • Higher Education Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Take-Home Car Program
  • All basic equipment & firearms provided

The City of Mt. Juliet is an equal opportunity and "at-will" employer, and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, the presence of medical condition, or any other legally protected status.