Narragansett - Entry Level Police Officer

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Department Narragansett Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Narragansett, RI

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Information relating to the qualifications for initial appointment to the Police Department (AN ORDINANCE IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 11 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE TOWN OF NARRAGANSETT) may be obtained at the Town Hall, Human Resources, 25 Fifth Avenue. Apply online at no later than Thursday, June 17, 2021. ALL applications must be submitted online, no exceptions.

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The first phase of the testing is the Physical Agility, which is scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 9 a.m. at Narragansett High School, 245 South Pier Road, Narragansett, R.I. You will be required to wear a white t-shirt, blue or black athletic shorts and sneakers for the test. You will also be required to provide proof of identification. The identification must be state certified with photo. (i.e. driver’s license, passport or military ID.) College IDs and library cards, etc. are not acceptable. Candidates unable to provide photo identification at the time of the testing will be disqualified. (Shower facilities available after the Fitness test.)

Upon arrival, all staff and candidates will be required to submit to a health screening. The screening will consist of a temperature check and a brief questionnaire. Anybody who answers yes to one or more of the screening questions or has a temperature above 100.3 will not be permitted to participate. All Department of Health guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 will apply. Masks will be required.

Please note: The ‘Fitness Test Medical Certificate’ dated within six months of Saturday, July 17, 2021 must be received at the Narragansett Police Department no later than Noon on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. This certificate clears the candidate for Physical Agility Testing. Failure to provide this information on time will disqualify the candidate and the application fee will be forfeited. This completed form can be faxed to 401-783-6201, emailed to, mailed or delivered to Narragansett Police Department, 40 Caswell Street, Narragansett, RI 02882.

The physical agility testing will be conducted using the entrance standards set forth by the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy.

Attention: No one will be allowed to take the physical agility test unless all of the above criteria have been met.

The second phase of the testing is the written test which will be held the same day, Saturday, July 17, 2021 in the cafeteria of Narragansett High School. Casual or business casual attire. After the Agility Test there will be a one-hour break and then the Written Test will commence.

Apply online at There is a non-refundable $35 application fee due when you submit your online application. ALL applications and payment must be submitted online. No exceptions.

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidate must be between the ages of 20 and 31 years of age upon appointment
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Height must be proportionate to weight
  • Must have an unrestricted valid driver's license in the State of RI upon appointment
  • Must have a minimum of 60 college credit hours or two consecutive years of honorable active duty military service
  • Vision must be not less than 20/30 (correctable) to 20/20 and must be able to distinguish colors


Application Process

  • The candidate must complete an Application of Employment on and submit a $35 non-refundable application fee.

  • Candidate must pass a physical agility test administered by the department to progress to written phase.

    Candidates who move on to the final phase of testing (detective background check) will be required to submit appropriate waivers of any confidential information for investigation by the Narragansett Detective Unit as to his/her background and eligibility to be appointed to the department.

  • Prior to appointment the successful candidate(s) shall be required to submit to and pass a physical examination and a psychological examination as defined by state statute law.

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