East Hartford - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department East Hartford Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$66,369 to $80,326
Location East Hartford, CT

Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement

East Hartford Police Department, CT Police Jobs

East Hartford Police Department, CT Police JobsTOWN OF EAST HARTFORD


The Town of East Hartford is accepting applications for the position of Entry-Level Police Officer. 

East Hartford is a diverse community with a population of about 50,000 in an urban/suburban environment.  Our Police Department plays a vital role in keeping the Town a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

To qualify you must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 21 years old, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, and be a non-smoker.  Applicants must pass the CPCA written examination with a minimum score of 70%, must possess a current C.H.I.P. card and have a valid driver's license. 

East Hartford is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Applications from women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements:                          

  • 21 Years of Age 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Motor Vehicle License
  • Vision Correctable to 20/20
  • United States Citizen

Benefit Package

(As of 7/1/23) -

  • Salary Range: $66,369 - $80,326
  • Medical Benefit Package
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Uniforms
  • Compensatory Leave Time
  • 25-Year Pension
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • College Tuition Reimbursement
  • 4/3 work schedule

Testing Process includes:

  • Physical Agility Test (C.H.I.P)                                   
  • CPCA Written Examination                                                       
  • Oral Interview
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Fingerprint and Criminal Background Check
  • Drug Test                                                                
  • Psychological Profile                                              
  • Physical Examination                                  
  • Chief's Interview

Additional Information:

  • 126 Sworn Officers
  • Specialized Units
  • Promotional Opportunities and Career Advancement
  • One of the Largest Municipal Police Departments East of the CT River

Please direct questions regarding this position to cbrowning@easthartfordct.gov

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