Derby - Entry level Police Officer (South Central Exam)

Job Overview

Department Derby Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry level Police Officer (South Central Exam)
Salary$70,408 - $87,131 (July 2023 - June 2024)
Deadline Sep 13, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Location Derby, CT
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Derby Police Department, CT Police Jobs



Applicants must take and pass the South Central Criminal Justice Association (SCCJA) testing process in order to apply.

Fringe Benefits:

  • Full college tuition reimbursement for undergraduate / graduate courses in police-related fields
  • CMERS Tier B State pension plan (50% of best three years at full retirement – outside work and OT included);
  • 100% health insurance for retiree, spouse and eligible dependents at 25 years of service with the City of Derby Police Department or fifty-five (55) years of age;
  • Candidates receive five (5) points on their final score who speak fluent Spanish and/or are Veterans;
  • Widows & Survivors Benefit;
  • Annual Clothing allotment ($950.00);
  • Competitive health insurance; and
  • 4-2 schedule.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License
  • Pass the SCCJA Written Test with a minimum of 60%
  • Pass the SCCJA Oral Boards with a minimum of 60%



The Derby Police Department is an 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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