Meriden - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

DepartmentMeriden Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$50,440.00 to $76,752.00
LocationMeriden, CT

Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement


Meriden, CT Police Jobs                                                                 Meriden, CT Police Jobs

Bright, Energetic, Professional 
We Want You for the Meriden Police Department

The City of Meriden announces an open recruitment process for the position of Entry Level Police Officer (Salary Range: $50,440.00 to $76,752.00).  Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination, drug screening, physical ability test, thorough background investigation, polygraph, psychological, oral interview, spelling test, handwritten essay, and physical examination. 

 The City will take applicants who have met the application criteria as set below.  Closing date is Monday, August 24, 2017 at 5:00 p.m!!

 Application Process:

You must take and pass the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association written test in order to submit your application to the City of Meriden.  

You must have tested and have CHIP by Monday, August 21, 2017

You must upload a resume to

It is essential that you read the above attachments prior to submitting your online application.   

  • Communication regarding your testing schedule, test results, and advancement in this testing processes will ONLY be done via email.  Therefore, you must check your email often and log onto to view updates.

POLICE APPLICANT BACKGROUND PACKAGE:  Please complete the Background Package located in the top-right corner of this page.  Hold onto this package until requested from the Meriden Internal Affairs Unit.

The City of Meriden is an equal opportunity employer, women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

"The City of Meriden reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine that an applicant is not qualified for a position based upon a background check, psychological evaluation, prior work history or other job related factors".


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.

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