Lincoln - Entry Level & Certified Police Officer

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Department Lincoln Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level & Certified Police Officer
Registration Fee$16.00
Location Lincoln, NH

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Lincoln Police Department, NH Police Jobs


Lincoln Police Department

Police Officer

Position will be open until filled!



The Police officer performs a variety of duties and tasks related to the protection of life, limb and property. The Police officer conducts investigations and patrols assigned areas, makes arrests, searches for suspects or missing persons, performs traffic enforcement activities, identifies and collects evidence, prepares offense reports and other documentation, testifies in court, depositions and hearings, performs public service functions including security checks, provides assistance and information to the public, assists other governmental agencies, assists and transports mentally impaired or intoxicated persons, responds to a wide variety of emergency and non-emergency calls for service.

The most important and essential job function of the position is attitude and includes the following: getting along with co-workers, cooperating with co-workers, responding politely to customers, working as a team member, functioning under intense time pressure and responding in a positive manner to supervision. The member may perform other related duties and tasks, as required and shall have the physical, mental and emotional abilities to perform the essential job duties of the position.

For Additional Information and requirements download the Police Officer Job Description


Salary range is $44,000 to $53,000 based on a 42 hour work week. 


The Lincoln Police Department has received national recognition through the Commission for Law Enforcement Accreditation. We are now in the process of applying to be a fully accredited agency by meeting national standards in Law Enforcement. In 2004 the Lincoln Police department was honored to receive the Robert Trojanowicz Memorial Reward for the best community policing in New England for communities under 15,000. The award was presented by the New England Community Police Partnership.


"The purpose of the Lincoln Police Department is to uphold the law fairly and firmly; to prevent crime; to pursue and bring to justice those who break the law; to keep the peace, to protect, help and reassure the community: and be seen to do all this with integrity, common sense and sound judgment.

We must be compassionate, courteous and patient, acting without fear or favor or prejudice to the rights of others. We need to be professional, calm and restrained in the face of violence and apply only that force which is necessary to accomplish our lawful duty.

We must strive to reduce the fears of the public and, so far as we can, to reflect their priorities in the action we take. We must respond to well founded criticism with a willingness to change"


Located in the Grafton County, Lincoln is the second-largest town by area in New Hampshire and home to the Highland Games, the largest Scottish cultural festival in the NE. Lincoln New Hampshire is nestled in the White Mountain National Forest Lands, surrounded by New Hampshire’s most picturesque natural attractions. Enjoy majestic views of the White Mountains with plenty of activities for the adventure enthusiast!


Lincoln Police Department maintains an open recruitment process.  All applications received will be kept on file until a position opening becomes available.

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