Police Officer (Non-Hartford Residents)

Hartford, CT
Hartford Police Department

$62,040.16 – $85,724.60 Annually

Closing Date
6/30/2023 5:00 PM Eastern

Vacancies are in the Police Department. Under supervision, performs law enforcement duties involving the protection of life and property, the prevention of crime and the apprehension of crime suspects. Performs public service duties involving non-criminal calls for service, the preservation of peace and working with the community. Works 40 hours per week on a shift rotation schedule involving weekends and holidays. Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

The examination will consist of the rating of a physical agility test, a written test, and an oral test. All parts of the examination, including tests and ratings, will be related to the requirements of the position. To be appointed, candidates must also pass a background investigation consisting of a criminal history check, polygraph examination, a psychological examination, a medical and drug examination, physical agility examination, an interview with the Chief of Police and a working test/probationary period of one year after graduation from the Police Academy. All parts of the examination are designed to determine the ability of applicants to learn and perform the duties of a Police Officer in a multi-culturally diverse environment. This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, municipal laws, rules and regulations.
Open to all Non-Hartford residents who meet the following qualifications at time of application:


AGE: Must be 21 years of age by the closing date and time of this posting.

CITIZENSHIP: Must be a Citizen of the United States. Proof of Citizenship must be submitted with your application. (Acceptable proof includes: US Government or State Government issued Certificate of Birth, Certificate of Citizenship, Naturalization Certificate, or valid US Passport).

EDUCATION: Must possess a High School Diploma from an accredited high school or GED from a state approved program. A copy of your High School Diploma, GED Certificate, or transcript must be submitted with your application.

DRIVER’S LICENSE: Must possess a valid driver’s license. A copy of your valid Driver’s License must be submitted with your application.