South Kingstown - Certified Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department South Kingstown Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
SalaryStarting $48,868 to $55,919
Registration Fee$25.00
Location Wakefield, RI

Job Announcement

South Kingstown RI Police Department Now Hiring


South Kingstown Police Department, RI Police Jobs

Application for this position is for the creation of a candidate pool that will remain active for one year following the creation of the pool.

You MUST complete the "Personal History Statement I" form and include it with your application in order to be considered for this position. Please print the form, fill it in, and scan it back into this application.


Recruitment Period: April 1, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Minimum Qualifications

US Citizen
Minimum of 21 years of age by date of application
Valid driver’s license
High school diploma or GED
Must meet ONE of the following criteria:
   Must have at least five years of experience as a full-time Rhode Island police officer* by the application deadline
   Must have at least one year of experience as a full-time Rhode Island police officer* by application deadline AND one of the following:
         -At least 60 credits (by application deadline) from an accredited college recognized by the US Department of Education
         -Two years of continuous, active duty service in the US Military with honorable discharge
         -Four years of honorable, continuous service in the US Military as a Reserve or Guard

*Officer MUST have graduated from the Rhode Island Municipal Police Academy, Providence Police Academy, or Rhode Island State Police Academy. Military law enforcement experience does not qualify. Out-of-state law enforcement experience does not qualify.


  • Starting salary is between $48,868 and $55,919 and shall be based upon prior years of service.
    Annual step increases up to $65,637 occur for one to four years after hire date based on the initial step assigned upon hiring.
    Longevity increases begin after five years of service (top step with one longevity  increase is $68,262).


  • Excellent health and dental insurance
    Municipal Employees Retirement System (MERS) pension plan
    College tuition reimbursement
    In-house Fitness Center

Internal Opportunities

Accident Reconstruction Officers
Bike Patrol
Child Passenger Safety seat technicians
Detective Division
Dive team
Firearms program
FTO Program
Honor Guard
School Resource Officers

Hiring Process

  • Oral Board and Chief’s Interview
    Background investigation
  • Medical Examination
  • Psychological Testing


Once hired, new officers must complete a modified field training program and one year of probationary employment (from date of hire) to become permanent members of the department.



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