Police Officer

Danbury, CT
Danbury Police Department

Salary: $68,499.00 to $97,325.00.

Closing Date: Jun 30, 2024.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols assigned area on foot or in police cruiser;
  • Responds to calls for police assistance while on patrol;
  • Performs arrests;
  • Investigates complaints, violations and accidents;
  • Locates, collects, and preserves evidence;
  • Reports information both orally and in writing;
  • Directs and controls the flow of traffic in various locations;
  • Maintains effective interpersonal relationships with the community;
  • Gives testimony in court;
  • Performs all related duties as required by the State of Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council Job Description;
  • Performs related duties as required in the Rules and Regulations of the Police Department.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Valid C.H.I.P. card with an expiration after the closing date of this posting.
  • Passing score on the CT Police Chief’s Association exam within the past six (6) months.
  • 21 years of age by the application closing date.
  • United States Citizen.
  • No Felony, Class A or Class B Misdemeanor convictions.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral orders and instructions.
  • Must posses solid computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with the public.
  • Ability to think quickly and react effectively in emergencies.
  • Ability to express ideas accurately both orally and in writing.
  • Must be agile with sufficient physical strength and freedom from disabling conditions to perform police duties under potentially adverse and hazardous conditions.