West Greenwich - Probationary Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department West Greenwich Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleProbationary Police Officer
Salaryentry level $ 53,000 top step 3yrs $72,000
Registration Fee$40.00
Location West Greenwich, RI

Job Announcement

West Greenwich Police Department, RI Police Jobs



The West Greenwich Police Department is now accepting applications for Entry Level Police Officer until, 2023.


Be a United States Citizen

Be at least 21 years of age.

Possess a valid driver's license.

Possess a high school diploma or GED.


Step 1 $52,176

Step 2 $63,300

Step 3 $71,600

**Only three years to top step, lateral applications have flexibility in starting step.***

  • Current contract doesn't expire until 2024.  12 paid holidays, Vacation, Personal, and Sick time available after 6 months. Compensatory time available after first year. College Incentive pay for Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree. Twice yearly clothing allowance, longevity after five years, and optional 457 retirement investment, and life insurance. Rhode Island State Pension System and Family Health Care Plan available.  


13 Police officers cross trained in a variety of items to serve 6500 residents over a 51 square mile town. The west end of town being very rural, and the east end populated with residential plats, hotels, and businesses. The town runs along interstate 95 on the east and the wooded Connecticut line to the west.  In addition to patrol officers, there is a School Resource Officer Position, and Detective Position. 


Physical Fitness and Written test minimum scores required to continue through the process Testing will be at 0800 on 3/25/2023 at the Exeter West Greenwich High School 940 Nooseneck Hill Rd. West Greenwich RI 02817. The West Greenwich Police will accept a valid Fit 2 Serve Physical Fitness and/or Written Test Certificate, but the applicant must provide copies of these certificates with their application if they wish to be exempt from that portion of our testing. 

The Fitness Test Medical Certificate must be signed and completed by a Physician and brought with you to the Physical Fitness Test. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FITNESS TEST MEDICAL CERTIFICATE (Page 2 of forms)


Please direct questions regarding this position to jtiernan@wgpdri.com

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