New Shoreham - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department New Shoreham Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$69,749 Base salary. $70,984 beginning July 1, 2024.
Deadline Apr 1, 2025 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location New Shoreham, RI
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Job Announcement

New Shoreham Police Department, RI Police Jobs

The New Shoreham Police Department

is now hiring for entry level and lateral transfer Police Officers.

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We are a small island department located 13 miles from the Rhode Island coastline. Our department has a strong focus on community policing and engagement. The island has a year-round population of about 900 residents. During the summer tourist season the island can see in excess of 20,000 people a day.

Minimum Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 21 years of age
  • Valid drivers license
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must also be in excellent physical health and be able to pass a physical agility test along with a written exam.


Salary and Benefits:

  • $69,749 Base salary. $70,984 beginning July 1,2024.
  • Holidays: 12 1/2 days per year
  • Personal days: 3 1/2 days per year
  • Sick days: 1 day accrual per month
  • Longevity pay 4% after year 5 up to 7%
  • Deferred compensation - 457 Plan
  • Blue Cross and Blue shield/ Delta dental
  • Affordable housing: Brand new rental units $900 per month for 2 bedrooms, $700 per month for 1 bedroom, plus utilities.


Testing Requirements:

  • Physical fitness test- Schedule through Fit2Serve.
  • Written examination - Schedule through Fit2Serve.


Hiring Process:

  • Application submission
  • Physical fitness test
  • Written examination
  • Oral Interview
  • Background investigation
  • Medical Examination
  • Phycological examination


New Shoreham Police Department, RI Police Jobs


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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.

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