Police Officer

Lewiston, ME
Lewiston Police Department

Are you interested in a becoming a Police Officer?

The Lewiston Police Department is accepting applicants for full time police officer openings. The Lewiston Police Department offers a competitive salary and a benefit package, which includes holiday, sick, and vacation pay in addition to health insurance. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Why the Lewiston Police Department?

Lewiston PD proactively serves the second largest city in the State of Maine, and offers several advancement and specialized assignment opportunities to its officers. Also, you’re going to be busy because we average about 42,896 calls for service a year and who really wants to sit around! These opportunities include:
• K9 handlers
• Field Training Officers
• School Resource Officers
• D.A.R.E.
• Evidence Collection Team
• Hazmat Technician Team
• Crisis Negotiation Team
• Polygraph Examiners
• Domestic Violence Coordinator
• Community Resource Team
• A dedicated Detective Criminal Investigative Division

Officers are also assigned to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency (M.D.E.A.), the Maine Computer Crime Task Force, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (F.B.I), the Drug Enforcement Administration (D.E.A.), and the Central Maine Violent Crime Task Force which is partnered with the U.S. Marshals Service and the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (A.T.F).


All applicants must be at least 20 years of age.

All applicants must have already taken and passed the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s Alert and Physical Fitness Tests .