Bloomfield - Certified Police Officer

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Department Bloomfield Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Location Bloomfield, CT

Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement

Town of Bloomfield
Certified Police Officers

Open ONLY to Candidates that are Currently a Certified Police Officer!

Bloomfield Police Department, CT Police Jobs

Bloomfield Police Department is currently accepting applications from current Connecticut P.O.S.T.C. Certified Police Officers for the position of Entry Level Police Officer. Applicants must be either active Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, still having Connecticut P.O.S.T.C Police Officer certification status.

Residency/Military Veterans Requirement: None. Residents of Bloomfield and Military veterans will receive additional points on final scores. Residents will be required to submit proof of residency and military veterans will be required to submit a DD-214 by the day of the written examination. Candidates must be U. S. citizens.


Criminal Convictions: Candidates must have no criminal record revealing any conviction, under federal or state law, of any felony, or any conviction of any Class A or Class B misdemeanor, or of any crime in any other jurisdiction that would if committed in this state, constitute a Class A or Class B misdemeanor, or any act which would constitute perjury or false statements. All other criminal records will be evaluated during the background investigation.


Written Examination:

Town of Bloomfield is a Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) participating department.  Register on for the CPCA written exam.

Oral Panel Examination:

Candidates who successfully pass the aptitude examination will progress to the oral panel examination. Candidates taking the oral panel exam will be notified of the date, location and time via e-mail.

Background Investigation

Upon successful completion of the oral panel exam, candidate's background and character will be investigated, including criminal record, driving record, employment record, military record and educational record and other related areas.  A psychological examination, drug examination, medical examination and polygraph examination will be administered prior to final employment offer.  The polygraph examination will include investigation and background areas mentioned above and including; medical history, financial history, gambling history, criminal activities including illegal use of drugs, illegal sexual activities and subversive, revolutionary or gang involvement activities.  Personal data, prior conduct in police/security/corrections fields and basic honesty, integrity and thefts.

Candidates may re-apply.

Applications accepted online only at  Open recruitment - no deadline.  You must have received a CPCA written score of at least 70% to be eligible to apply.  For information contact Human Resources Department located in the Town Hall, 800 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, CT  06002 860-769-3544.

Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer.  Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Persons with a disability and who may need this information in an alternative format must contact Cindy Coville, ADA Coordinator at 860-769-3538 or at





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