The Windom Police Department consists of 10 sworn officers consisting of a Chief of Police, Assistant Chief of Police, 6 Patrol Officers, Investigator, School Resource Officer and a Records Clerk. Vacancies are filled by recommendation of hire by the Chief of Police to the City Council and require their confirmation. The Police Department is located in the Cottonwood County Law Enforcement Center. Dispatching for the department is provided by the Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office.
Windom is located in Cottonwood County, in Southwest Minnesota, and is at the intersection of Highway 60, Highway 71, and Highway 62. The 2010 Census shows Windom has a diverse and growing population of 4,646.
Whether you are in Windom visiting, working, shopping or dining, the Windom Police Department is proud to serve you with Integrity, Impartiality and Service.
The City of Windom is currently accepting applications for the position of a Full-Time Police Officer. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be P.O.S.T. licensed or eligible to be licensed at the time of hire. A copy of the P.O.S.T. license or Eligibility letter must be received with the application. Applicants will be required to pass background, physical, and psychological evaluations. Starting salary is $31.02 per hour with potential of starting at a higher step.
Application information is available here or you can contact the Windom Police Department at 507-831-6134. The City of Windom is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
*** Online Applications will only be allowed – please use the button below to get to the application form and information
Welcome to the Windom Police Department web page. I hope you will enjoy viewing the services that our agency offers.
The men and women of the Windom Police Department are committed to effective law enforcement and building valuable community partnerships. We place an emphasis on continuing education for our staff and utilizing state-of-the-art technology. It is an honor and privilege to be of service to this community.
Thank you for your visit and feel free to contact me with any questions or suggestions.
Enjoy your visit.
Chief of Police
Attention: Police Patch Traders
Due to budgetary constraints and potential security issues, the Windom Police Department does not engage in patch trading.