Ansonia Police Department

Chief Wayne Williams
Address 65 Main Street
Ansonia CT 06401
Phone 203-735-1885
Fax 203-734-6398

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
Ansonia - Entry Level Police Officer $76,670.00 - $85,134.00 (CPCA Exam) December 31, 2024
Ansonia - Certified Police Officer $75,670 - $85,134 Starting Salary dependent on certified years of service December 31, 2024
Ansonia - Entry Level Police Officer $76,670.00 - $85,134.00 (SCCJA Exam) July 31, 2024

    Mission Statement

“It is the mission of the Ansonia Police Department to protect and preserve life and property, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to improve the quality of life by maintaining order and apprehending criminals. Our mandate is to do so with honor, integrity and with the highest ethical standards, while dealing with the public, at all times, with courtesy, professionalism and respect.”                                                                             


The Ansonia Police Department provides 24-hour law enforcement services to the City of Ansonia, population 18,500, which is located within New Haven County. Forty-six sworn officers respond to over 19,000 calls for service annually with twelve civilian personnel providing support. 


The Ansonia Police Department is comprised of three divisions:


·         Patrol Division

·         Investigations

·         Support Services


In addition to routine patrol duties, the Ansonia Police Department offers other careers opportunities as needed:


·         School Resource Officers

·         Canine Officer

·         Bicycle Unit

·         Field Training Officers

·         Narcotics

·         Temporary assignments with Federal Agencies (F.B.I., D.E.A.)


Patrol Officer Starting Salary:     $ 70, 616

·         After two years:           $ 74,860

·         After three years:        $ 73,170

·         After five years:           $ 77,688

·         After ten years:            $ 79,435

(effective January 1, 2021)


New recruits receive training at a Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POSTC) Academy and after successful completion; the recruit is then placed in a minimum 12-week Field Training program at the Ansonia Police Department.


All sworn personnel are also eligible for vacation time, 13 paid holidays, personal days, compensatory time, uniform allotment, tuition assistance and college incentive pay.  Additionally, a comprehensive medical/dental package, life insurance and State of Connecticut pension plan (C.M.E.R.S.) are included in the benefit package.  Patrol officers work a 4-2 schedule and are certified as EMR responders.

Prior to submitting an application for the position of Police Officer with the City of Ansonia, we strongly urge candidates to read the documents that are linked in the upper right-hand corner of the job announcement.

The Ansonia Police Department is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to maintaining a diverse workplace where differing perspectives are a source of strength. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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