As the Chief of the nation's largest fully integrated Police/Fire/EMS department I invite you to seriously consider starting your career in Kalamazoo. Our unique and challenging career opportunities combined with outstanding pay and benefits make the platform for a rewarding career. Being a Public Safety Officer is challenging and requires a multitude of skill sets in order to deliver the best services to our community. You must be committed, motivated, socially and culturally competent, fair and willing to embrace what it takes to provide professional public safety services in an urban environment. We have one of the finest Public Safety organizations in the country and I welcome you to join our team in providing the citizens of Kalamazoo world class public safety services.
"As a sworn Public Safety Officer in the City of Kalamazoo, my fundamental duty is to serve all citizens; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against deception; the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence and disorder; and to respect the Constitutional Rights of all persons to liberty, equality, and justice."