Portsmouth - Police Officer (Lateral)

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Job Overview

DepartmentPortsmouth Police Department
Job TitlePolice Officer (Lateral)
Salary$45,496.59 - $63,098.24 Annually
LocationPortsmouth, NH

Job Announcement

Portsmouth, NH Police Jobs

The Portsmouth, NH Police Department

Is now accepting applications for the position of:



$21.87 - $30.34 Hourly 
$45,496.59 - $63,098.24 Annually 






The City of Portsmouth, NH is consistently rated as one of the top ten places in America to live and raise a family.  The Police Department is proud of the fact that our contribution to Portsmouth’s superior quality of life and relatively low crime rate plays a significant role in this determination.  The Portsmouth Police Department, much like the City itself, is a vibrant and dynamic organization. We offer qualified candidates an opportunity to join the ranks of a premier law enforcement agency that has established a 150-year history of dedicated and professional service to the community.  We invite you to consider a career in law enforcement and challenge you to join the men and women of the Portsmouth Police Department in upholding the highest standards of professional excellence through service to the community and the people we serve.


The City of Portsmouth is located on New Hampshire’s Seacoast, midway between Portland, Maine and Boston, Massachusetts.  History abounds in Portsmouth and the city is rich in architectural heritage.  This heritage is probably best exemplified by Strawbery Banke, a living maritime community museum, and by Portsmouth’s picturesque landscape and architecture.  Portsmouth is also home to approximately 30,000 people, major industry, an international airport, and a strong economy.


Special Assignments/Teams include the following:

 Bike Patrol · Crime Stoppers · FTO Program · Firearms Program · Detectives · Emergency Response Team ·
Honor Guard · Police K-9 · Motorcycle Patrol · Narcotics Unit ·Family Services


 Life Insurance · Health Insurance · Prescription Drug Plan · Dental Insurance ·NH Retirement System · Annual Vacation ·
Sick Leave · Funeral Leave · Personal Days · Deferred Compensation Plans · Employee Assistance Plan ·
Police Relief Association ·In-house Fitness Room · Educational Assistance

Interested individuals should send a resume and cover letter to Ms. Terry Barrett, Portsmouth Police Department, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH or by email to tbarrett@cityofportsmouth.com

 Candidates must be 21 years of age at time of hire, pass a physical agility test, oral board, psychological exam, polygraph exam and medical physical, as well as an extensive background investigation.  AA, EOE

Please direct questions regarding this job to tbarrett@cityofportsmouth.com

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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