Lansing - MI Full Time 2 months ago
Job Description

This investigative position resides within the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and is the recognized resource responsible for the west region of the state of Michigan. This position is primarily responsible for comprehensive investigations for violations of the selection, employment, training, licensing, and license revocation standards for all licensed law enforcement officers in Michigan per Public Act 203 of 1965, as amended. This investigator is responsible for gathering information and documenting evidence collected in response to a violation of the mandated selection and employment standards and forwarding the information via the chain of command to the Executive Director and Commission for final action. These investigations could result in an applicant’s permanent denial into the licensing process, or the imposition of license sanctions by the Commission up to and including permanent license revocation. These investigations may also be the basis for referral for criminal charges if violations of the law are found. Other statutory responsibilities include investigation of violations of the funding and reporting requirements established by Public Act 302 of 1982, reviewing and determining the eligibility for licensing of applicants for a Private Security Police Agency license per Public Act 330 of 1968, and investigating violations of the mandates of other statutes and administrative laws falling under the Commission’s purview.

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Required Education and Experience

Possession of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, criminal justice,criminology, law enforcement, police administration, security and loss prevention, or a related field.

Three years of professional experience providing regulation and investigative services equivalent to a Regulation Agent, including one year equivalent to a Regulation Agent P11.

Alternate Education and Experience

Five years of experience as a sworn detective at a law enforcement agency may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.

Additional Requirements and Information

This position requires passing a pre-employment screening, including passing a drug screen, criminal history background check and a fingerprint check by the Michigan State Police.

Please attach a cover letter, resume and a copy of your official college transcripts to your application. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.

Please note: Applicants will be screened out for failure to attach the required resume and cover letter to their application.

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State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and can be worth 25% to 50% of salary depending on wages and benefits.
This page briefly explains some benefits provided under Civil Service rules or union contracts.

Leave Time

Full-time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year and 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of paid or unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.


State employees receive 13 scheduled holidays each year, including New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day, just to name a few. State employees also receive Election Day off every other year.

Alternative Work Schedules

Flexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.

Insurance and Other Benefits

Eligible employees can choose from a variety of health insurance plans, including a PPO, HMOs, and a High Deductible Health Plan with HSA. Other coverage includes vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, as well as tax-deferred Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health, prescription, dental and vision eligible expenses, dependent care expenses, and Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits (QTFB). Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, and long-term care insurance, auto/home insurance, identify theft protection, and legal services. For additional information, visit

Paid Parental Leave

Provides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a child.

Deferred Compensation

Employees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount deducted from their paychecks.


Employees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match up to 3%. The Office of Retirement Services administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: Defined Benefit (DB) and Defined Contribution (DC). New hires can also receive up to a 2% employer match into a Personal Healthcare Fund and a lump-sum credit to a tax-deferred account if eligible. More information is available at the Office of Retirement Services.

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