Ansonia - Entry Level Police Officer

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Department Ansonia Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$76,670.00 - $85,134.00 (CPCA Exam)
Deadline Dec 31, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Location Ansonia, CT
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Ansonia Police Department, CT Police Jobs



The Ansonia Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

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 at

Successful candidates must be:

  • 21 years of age at time of appointment
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent GED
  • Have a valid motor vehicle operator's license.
  • Candidates must not have been convicted of any felony, any class A or class B misdemeanor, domestic violence convictions, Terminated for cause from a police department of local, state or federal government, been dishonorably discharged from the military or have committed any act which would constitute perjury or false statement.

At a minimum, all candidates must successfully complete a written exam (CPCA), oral board examination, physical agility (C.H.I.P.), thorough background investigation, polygraph examination, psychological interview, medical examination including drug screening, Chief's interview. 

You are NOT eligible for employment with the Ansonia Police Department if:

  • You have used any illegal drug(s) or combination of illegal drugs, other than Cannabis substances, during the last (5) years (from date of application) or more than (5) five times
  • You have been convicted of a felony, or a class A or class B misdemeanor under state or federal law
  • You have  been convicted of any misdemeanor crime involving domestic violence
  • You have committed any act which would constitute perjury of false statement

The CPCA written examination must be passed at the minimum grade of 70% and is valid if taken within 6 months. To view a schedule of the CPCA written examination dates click here

Applicants will be required to possess a current C.H.I.P. card valid. This C.H.I.P. card must be at the 40% standard. Go to to register for the C.H.I.P. Test. 

The City of Ansonia offers an attractive salary and fringe benefits package, including a pension plan administered by the State of Connecticut's CMERS. As of July 1, 2023 starting salary range is $75,670.00 - $85,134.00 annually for non-certified applicants.  Additional information is located on the “recruitment and testing requirements” link on the web site.

Applications must be completed online at

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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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.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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