Bridgeport Police Department

Chief Roderick Porter
Address 300 Congress Street
Bridgeport CT 06604
Phone 203-576-8332
Fax 203-576-7611

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
Bridgeport - Certified Police Officer $69,118 - $82,955 ($71,192 - $85,444 Effective July 1, 2024) December 31, 2024
Bridgeport - Entry Level Police Officer Exam 2395 $71,192 - $85,444* (Effective July 1, 2024) July 21, 2024


The Bridgeport Police Department is dedicated to serving the community through the protection of life and property and the prevention of crime. The police and the community are accountable to each other and will work together for the purpose of ensuring the highest quality of life; to enforce the law, maintain order, educate the public and provide public assistance with respect, dignity and equality while maintaining the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity.


Bridgeport is home to over 144,000 residents, 1,300 acres of public land for parks, 13 officially delineated neighborhoods across 16 square miles of land. 

Bridgeport offers a wealth of attractions: majestic shoreline parks, fascinating museums, regional baseball, hockey, and festivals and national musical acts and performances.

Core Values


We are committed to excellence in policing by recognizing the importance of training, personal effort, teamwork, technology and strong professional standards.


We recognize that without leadership there is no direction. We are dedicated to promoting and mentoring leaders so that our community has the highest respect for our officers.


We empower our employees to act with confidence and hold them responsible for their actions as well as their inactions.


We are committed to being open and honest with the public at all times. We will also have a duty to protect informants and confidential information.


We are committed to performing our work and engaging the community with the highest degree of honesty, integrity and professionalism.


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