Durham - Police Officer

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Department Durham Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Location Durham, NH

Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement

Durham Police Department, NH Police Jobs




The Durham, New Hampshire Police Department is interested in applicants looking to serve as Police Officer  in our agency. Police Officers provide law enforcement and community-oriented services to this diverse  Seacoast/University community. 

Candidates must have the ability to exercise good judgment/common sense/discretion and be able to analyze  situations quickly and objectively. 


Starting salary for a probationary officer is $49,578. This salary does not include holiday pay, educational  incentive, donning doffing pay, and if you choose, a generous insurance buyback option. 



  • Must be 21 at time of appointment. 
  • Candidates must have a High School degree or G.E.D., but a bachelor’s degree from an accredited  college or university is preferred. 
  • Must pass the Written Exam administered by Police Exam Solutions. 
  • Must pass the Physical Fitness Testing. 
  • Must pass the Oral Board (If selected to participate in the oral board process, you will be notified of your  scheduled time after the PT Test). 
  • Participate in and pass a Background Investigation. 
  • Pass a Medical Examination. Also, successful candidates will be required to pass the medical  examination once every three years for the duration of their career in New Hampshire law  enforcement. 
  • Candidates must pass a Psychological Exam. 
  • Pass the Polygraph Exam (Questions will be based on your application, resume, responses to the completed  Background Investigation, as well as medical and physical considerations), and 
  • Must pass the Chief’s Interview. 



Must pass the Police Exam Solutions written entry exam with a passing score of 70% and above. 


If you are not selected for a position with the Durham Police Department during the selection process,  you are invited to reapply for any future vacancies. The Durham Police Department is an Equal  Opportunity Employer. 


Applicants must enroll, and pass, the Police Exam Solutions written entry exam for law enforcement.  




Females and Minorities are encouraged to apply. 

The Durham Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please direct questions regarding this position to info@policeexamsolutions.com

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