Barrington - Police Officer Recruitment

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Job Overview

Department Barrington Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer Recruitment
SalaryTop step after two years up to $79,443. Eligible for longevity after 3 years!
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Barrington, RI

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  July 2024 Police Academy. We are seeking motivated, service-minded individuals with a commitment to helping others.

To ask a question or schedule a tour, contact Lt. Ben Ferreira at



  • Top step after two years is up to $79,443.
  • 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 after 3 years of service 
  • 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


To ask a question or schedule a tour, contact Lt. Ben Ferreira at



  • 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
  • Education Assistance 


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!


 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.


Please direct questions regarding this position to

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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