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Entry Level Police Officer

Torrington, CT
Torrington Police Department

SALARY:
$63,622 per year to start with excellent benefits. Paid college tuition and books, college degree incentive payment, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick time, opportunity for specialized assignments, generous comprehensive medical insurance plan, life insurance coverage, uniforms and equipment paid by the city.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Must be at least 21 years old, possess a high school diploma or G.E.D., be a U.S. Citizen, and possess a valid Driver’s License. Must have a valid CPCA score of 70% or higher and must possess a valid CHIP Physical Ability Card.

In general, the process includes the steps identified below. An increasingly smaller number of applicants will be invited to continue along to the next step. Each step in the process is designed to select those individuals that best meet the criteria in a new police officer.

1. Applications
2. Physical Agility Test
3. Written Examination
4. Oral Board
5. Pre-Offer Interview
6. Conditional Offer
7. Background Investigation
8. Polygraph and Medical Testing
9. Provisional Appointment
10. Academy Training
11. Probationary Period