Welcome to the Wells Police Department employment resource where you can find out more about becoming one of Wells' finest.


The Wells Police Department employs 24 sworn full time police officers, 5 dispatchers, and 1 animal control officer. We put additional personnel on in the busy summer months; this includes 10 reserve officers and 4 reserve dispatchers. The first few years on the job exposes the officer to many different aspects of modern police work. Through additional training and experience, the officer can develop advanced skills in a variety of specialty areas including:

  • Community Policing
  • Field Training Officer
  • Firearms Instructor
  • School Resource Officer
  • Crime Prevention
  • Detectives
  • Drug Investigations
  • Evidence Technician
  • Police K-9
  • Communications (dispatch)
  • Motor Unit (motorcycle)

Additional Employment Resources

If you would like more information, feel free to email a recruiter. Fill out our Employment Application (PDF). Applications can be sent to a recruiter, dropped off in person, or sent to Human Resources