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Ansonia Police Department

Chief Kevin Hale
Address 2 Elm Street
Ansonia CT 06401
Phone 203-735-1885
Fax 203-734-6398


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-five 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:


·         School Resource Officers

·         Canine Officer

·         D.A.R.E.

·         Bicycle Unit

·         Regional Emergency Response Team

·         Field Training Officers

·         Narcotics

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


Patrol Officer Starting Salary: $ 61,776

·         After two years:           $ 65,478

·         After three years:         $ 66,643

·         After five years:           $ 67,953

·         After ten years:            $ 69,472

(effective July 1, 2015)


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 4-2/4-2/5-2 schedule and are certified as M.R.T. 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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