Chief of Police

Princeton, MA
Town of Princeton

Deadline to apply: 10/17/22

The Town of Princeton, MA is seeking a progressive, community-oriented Police Chief to lead a full-service police department (approx. budget $875K) consisting of 5 FT officers, 6 PT officers, and one Administrative Assistant. With approximately 3,500 residents, Princeton is a quintessential New England community located in central Massachusetts. With easy access to I-190, Princeton is minutes from Worcester, 64 miles west of Boston, and 25 miles from the New Hampshire border. The Town is governed by a 3-member Select board, with an appointed Town Administrator.

A Bachelor’s Degree in law enforcement or related field and five years of progressive law enforcement experience, a minimum of three years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity. A successful candidate must hold or be able to acquire within 270 days of appointment, Certification as Police Officer issued by Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council; Massachusetts Class D Driver’s License; and Firearms Certification and License to Carry.

Salary range from $105,000 to $135,000, starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Excellent benefits