Bow - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Bow Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Salary$47,174 - 57,428
Registration Fee$16.00
Location Bow, NH

Job Announcement


Bow Police Department, NH Police Jobs


Now Accepting Applications For 



The Town of Bow Police Department is seeking an intelligent and motivated person who possesses good writing skills, communication skills, likes to work with people to solve community problems, motivated, and confident, to join our team and be involved in a progressive and community oriented department. 

The candidate selected will perform traffic duties, investigations, crime prevention and community involvement assignments.  The Department is looking for a hard working individual that can provide the highest quality of safety services, while maintaining the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism, assuring fair and equal treatment for all.

OPENING DATE:  Wed, October 24, 2018

CLOSING DATE:  Friday, November 2, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Anticipated hiring date of December 2, 2018

Go onto for the job posting and further requirements.

The Bow Police Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Application and Documentation

To apply for the position you must complete the Town of Bow Application through  The Town of Bow, New Hampshire police department is accepting applications for the position of full time Police Officers.  These applications are kept on file for one year.  You must download and print the Certificate of waiver located under the APPLY NOW BUTTON and bring with you at the date of physical agility testing (TBD).  You will also need to upload a copy of your Resume and Cover Letter. 

Additionally, copies of the following must also be included with your application:  birth certificate, high school diploma or equivalent, driver’s license, and DD Form 214 (certificate of discharge from military active duty, if applicable).

Minimum Requirements 

  • Minimum age of 21 at the time of application closing date.
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Physical agility test, oral exams, medical exam, polygraph exam.
  • Extensive background investigation.
  • Psychological exam
  • Full time certified police officer(s) are preferable (preference will be given to current full time certified officers).


Physical Agility Test 

Upon successful processing of your application, you will receive an e-mail with the date and time of the Physical Agility Test.  The Bow Police Department starts the process with the Physical Agility Test.  The e-mail you provided on the application will be the only correspondence you will receive notifying you of the Physical Agility Test.  The Physical Agility Test date may also be indicated on the Physical Fitness Assessment Waiver Form. 

Applicants must complete and review the 1) Physical Fitness Assessment Waiver, 2) Physical Agility Test Standards (NH PSTC), and 3) Medical Clearance Report.  All three completed and reviewed forms are required to be submitted at the Physical Agility Test in order to participate.  These forms are located on

No one will be allowed to participate in the Physical Agility Test without the completed Physical Fitness Assessment Waiver, Medical Clearance Form, and positive identification.  After completion of the Physical Agility Test you will receive the date and time for the Oral Interview.


  • Wages $47,174 - $57,425
  • Health insurance –individual and family plans and buyouts are available
  • Dental insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 11 holidays
  • Vacation time
  • Sick time
  • Shifts: Officers typically work a 4/3 schedule.
  • Retirement – New Hampshire Retirement System – 25 years of service, minimum age – 50.
  • Uniform and equipment provided by the department.


  • Notes:  The phases listed above are intended to serve as a general guideline for informational purposes only.  Advancing from one phase to the next or within a phase does not necessarily mean you have passed the previous activity, evaluation, or test.




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