Entry Level Police Officer

New Canaan, CT
New Canaan Police Department

The New Canaan Police Department is an internationally accredited agency that is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time entry level Police Officer. Applicants must be a U.S Citizen, at least 21 years of age, and have a high school or equivalent degree. A minimum score of 40% on the CHIP Test and a minimum passing score of 75% on the CPCA Entry Level Written Exam are required prior to applying. Eligible candidates will be required to complete and successfully pass a peer interview, polygraph examination, Police Commission interview, psychological evaluation, medical examination and a thorough background investigation. A competitive wage and benefits package will be offered in accordance with the current labor contract. There is no residency nor proximity requirement for employment with the department.

Career Opportunities

  • Special Response Team
  • School Resource Officer
  • Police Bike Patrol
  • Police Motorcycle Patrol
  • Accident Reconstruction Team
  • K-9
  • Community Impact Officer
  • Field Training Officer
  • Detective Bureau