Entry Level Police Officer

Manchester, NH
Manchester Police Department

Being the largest city north of Boston, MA, the Manchester Police Department serves the largest community in New Hampshire with a population of over 115,000 citizens. The Manchester Police Department has 260 sworn officers who serve their community every day with professionalism and integrity. Supporting them are some of the finest communications personnel around. On average, these dedicated professionals receive and respond to upwards to 300 calls for service on a given day. As a Manchester Police officer, there are several career advancement opportunities available to those who are eager. From detectives, to crash reconstruction, to K-9, and SWAT, the Manchester Police Department has a spot for you.

The Manchester Police Department is looking for exceptional candidates to fill our ranks at the future police academy. The Manchester Police Department, which has a long history of providing the local community with top-notch services, consists of 271 highly skilled and trained officers. The Manchester Police Department is also one of the most technologically advanced police departments in the region due to the usage of a sophisticated gunshot detection system, an online reporting program, and other sophisticated tech. Our members also have the opportunity to work closely with our federal partners such as the DEA, FBI, ATF, and the US Marshall’s. Apply today to see the impact you can make!

Minimum qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age and a U.S. Citizen
  • At a minimum, must possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Current, valid driver’s license in accordance with New Hampshire statutes
  • Must never have been convicted of a felony
  • Candidates will be required to obtain police officer certification within the time frame established by the NHPST
  • Must pass a written exam, physical fitness tests and oral board
  • Must pass a medical exam. Requirements for Vision and hearing https://www.pstc.nh.gov/faq/index.htm#visual
  • Must successfully pass a background check and a polygraph exam

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