Newington - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Newington Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$74,625 recruit - $80,234 to $102,424
Deadline Aug 3, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Location Newington, CT
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Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement

Newington Police Department, CT Public Safety Jobs

Newington Police Department Now Hiring

Entry level (certified or non-certified). 


 Salary:              $74,625 (recruit) Step 1 $80,234 - $102,424  Essential Functions: 

Enforces state laws and town ordinances, maintains order, prevents crime, makes arrests, and performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or G.E.D., some college preferred, and a good prior work record. 
  • Must have a valid State of Connecticut driver’s license at the time of appointment. 
  • Must be a U.S. citizen by the date of appointment.
  • Twenty-one years of age or older at time of appointment.
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation, polygraph, medical and psychological examination as well as physical agility and written tests.  Other special requirements may apply.

Testing Requirements 

Newington is a Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) participating Department.  To be eligible to apply, qualified candidates will need to:

  • Obtain a current/valid C.H.I.P. Card. and take the CPCA test. 
  • Register on  Once you pass the CPCA test and have obtained a minimum passing score of 70%, and have your C.H.I.P. card, you must complete an employment application on





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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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