Newport - Patrol Officer

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Department Newport Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePatrol Officer
Salary$48,505 - $65,505
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Newport, NH

Job Announcement

Newport Police Department, NH Police Jobs




PATROL OFFICER: The Town of Newport, NH (pop. 6,500) situated in beautiful southwestern New Hampshire, seeks qualified candidates for this full-time (40 hour/week) position.  

Police officers working for the Town of Newport shall be responsible for the enforcement of the applicable laws of the State of New Hampshire and ordinances for the Town of Newport. He/She shall patrol the Town of Newport by foot or cruiser, regulate traffic, investigate and report criminal acts when discovered, investigate accidents, and file appropriate reports as prescribed by Departmental Rules, Regulations, Procedures, and/or superior officers. He/She shall also be responsible for other duties as assigned.  Minimum requirements for this position include:

Must be a U.S. Citizen,

Minimum age of 21 years by the time of appointment;

Minimum education of a High School Diploma or GED equivalent;

Military experience and/or post-secondary education is strongly recommended;

Must possess a valid driver’s license;

Applicants must be certified or certifiable by the NH Police Standards and Training Council;

Applicants must be of good moral character;

The applicant must not have any physical, mental, and/or medical impairments which would interfere with the ability to perform the essential functions of a police officer.

  • Applicants shall not have a criminal record or serious motor vehicle record.


Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to review the complete job description located above under the "Apply" button.  Salary range of $48,505 – 65,605 per year DOQ.  Please submit applications electronically via  Questions, please contact Lieutenant Jereme Burdick Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at (603) 863-3240.  The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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