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Police Officer Position

The Kinsman Township Police Department, located in Trumbull County, Ohio, is a part time department and will be seeking one qualified individual for a full-time police officer position.  

The qualified applicant must meet the following criteria at a minimum:

  1. Valid Ohio Driver’s License

  2. High School Graduate of Equivalent

  3. Must be a US Citizen

  4. Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment

  5. Current OPOTA Certification

  6. No Disqualifying Misdemeanor or Felony Convictions

  7. Must be able to perform the duties of a Patrol Officer including but not limited to Traffic and Criminal Investigations

  8. Must be able to work nights/weekends/holidays if and when needed

  9. Must be able to pass a background investigation and pre-employment screening protocols

  10. Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position

Additional qualifications will be discussed during the interview process.

The qualified candidate will have a good grasp on policing in the 21st Century and community policing philosophies.  Our police department is very community oriented in our day-to-day and patrolling activities.

Questions and/or applications can be obtained by either calling 330 876 7403 or sending an email to  If you are interested in working in law enforcement in a rural setting, apply.

Chief Shawn Rentz
Kinsman Township Police Department

7890 State Route 5

Kinsman, Ohio 44428

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