Notice of Lateral Transfer Program

The Eastlake Police Department will be accepting applications and resumes for the position of full-time patrolman – lateral transfer. All candidates entering into the process for a lateral transfer to the position of full-time patrolman for the City of Eastlake must currently be a “Full-time employee” employed as a law enforcement officer, as defined by the Ohio Revised Code, with a minimum of 2 years of service, and whose regular hours of duty total eighty hours in a pay period in a department whose appointment is not for a limited period of time, as promulgated in Ohio Revised Code 124.382.


We will be accepting applications beginning Feb 3rd 2020 at 0800 and will stop taking applications on Feb 17th 2020 at 1600. Application packets and complete details can be found at or at

An application fee of $25 will be required at time of submission and only the first 50 completed applications will be considered.  Please click the link below and fill out.


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