Police Officer

Nashua, NH
Nashua Police Department

The Nashua Police Department strives to improve the quality of life in its community and to protect people and property in partnership with the citizens of Nashua.

Duties: Police Officer duties include general or special duty police work in the maintenance of law and order, in the protection of life and property, and in the prevention and suppression of crime.

All Candidates Must be United States Citizens.
Applicants must NOT have a felony conviction.
Applicants must NOT have a conviction for driving while intoxicated within the last 10 years.


Residency: Continental United States (and valid drivers license required)
Age: Must be at least 21 years old to apply
Height: Proportionate to Weight
Weight: Proportionate to Height
Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent
Health & Hearing: Excellent
Eyes: Visual acuity distant – correctable to 20/30, Visual acuity near-correctable to 20/40;
(Normal Color and Depth Perception necessary)

Testing: Written Exam and Physical Agility Tests
Oral Interviews
Background Investigation
Polygraph Examination
Psychological Evaluation
Medical Examination