Barrington - Police Officer Recruitment

Job Overview

Department Barrington Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer Recruitment
SalaryFirst year salary up to $70,000. Eligible for longevity after 5 years.
Deadline Oct 12, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Barrington, RI
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Job Announcement


Barrington Police Department, RI Police Jobs


Now Hiring for the Position of: 

Police Officer 


The Barrington Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer for the upcoming August 1, 2022, Police Academy. We are seeking motivated, service-minded individuals with a commitment to helping others.


 Top step is up to $70,000

Paid academy expenses and salary

Comprehensive health, dental, vision & life insurance benefits

Paid vacation, personal time, sick leave & holidays

Pension plan -defined contribution

Optional deferred compensation investment

Agency provided uniform and equipment

Annual clothing allowance

Extensive overtime and detail opportunity & pay

Longevity pay 

Compensatory time off

Shift differential pay

Possible full college tuition up to Master’s degree in criminal justice or related field

Work 20 days a month

Eight-hour shifts

OIC (Officer in Charge) after five years with pay differential

Expedited hiring process

Paid court time on your days/time off

Vast in-service and external trainings


      • Opportunity for advancement          Opportunities to assist RIMPA
  • Patrol Unit                                        School Resource Officer
  • Community Policing/Bike Patrol      DRE (Drug Recognition Expert)
  • Accident reconstruction                   Elderly Affairs Officer
  • Criminal Investigations                    Use of force instructor
  • Detective Unit Juvenile Officer        Range Officer
  • RAD training                                    Fitness agility instructor
  • Field Training Officer          


What We Offer

  • Dynamic work environment
  • Community connection
  • Comprehensive training
  • Specialized units
  • State of the art equipment
  • Extra duty assignments
  • Progressive in-service and external trainings
  • Full gym located in facility



  • Minimum Application Requirements:
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • No prior law enforcement training or education required!



On March 19 at 2pm, April 9th at 8:30 am and on May 14th at 8:00 am, Fit2ServeRI will be conducting physical readiness testing at the RI College Field House.  Candidates that pass the physical readiness test will receive a certificate, good for one year, that will be accepted by the Barrington Police Department. 

 For more information, or to register, visit 



Requests for a hardship waiver of the application processing fee can be made to Chief Mike Correia at

Barrington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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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