Trumbull - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Trumbull Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
SalaryEffective July 1, 2023, $65,268.00
Deadline Jun 30, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$14.00
Location Trumbull, CT
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Job Announcement

Trumbull Police Department, CT Police Jobs


Entry Level Police Officer

The Town of Trumbull is currently accepting applications for entry level candidates for the position of Police Officer.  

*Applicants must pass the C.H.I.P. Physical Ability Test at the 40% in order to receive a C.H.I.P. card.  This must be completed prior to submitting your application.   Click HERE to register to take the C.H.I.P. Test.

*You must register on in order to take the entry level CPCA written examination. You must pass the CPCA entry level written exam with a minimum score of 70% prior to submitting your application.


Please carefully read the entire job posting prior to submitting an application.  Only individuals who meet the Qualifications listed below should apply. 


  • Applicant must possess a valid Connecticut driver’s license at time of appointment.
  • Applicant must be a non-smoker
  • Applicants must have at least 60 college credit, or 2 years full active military duty.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen
  • Applicant must be 21 years old by time of appointment.
  • Applicant must have no felony convictions
  • Applicant must have no domestic violence convictions
  • Applicant must have no A or B Misdemeanor convictions 
  • Applicant must not have had a motor vehicle conviction for Evading Responsibility or Operating under the influence of Alcohol/Drugs or both


  • Valid CHIP card
  • CPCA entry level written examination score of 70% or better.
  • The Trumbull P.D. Oral Exam - Next scheduled Exam is Thursday February 1, 2024.
  • A drug screening test
  • A psychological test
  • A complete medical examination
  • An intense and thorough background examination
  • A police commission review board
  • A field training probationary period
  • Comply with the Trumbull P.D. Tattoo Policy which includes prohibiting visible tattoos on the hands, neck, face or head. 



  • Current starting salary is $65,268, increases to $91,477 after five years
  • Generous medical benefits
  • Vacation benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan (implementation date 2024)

Other benefits as provided for in the employment contract 


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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.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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