New London Police Department

Chief Brian M. Wright
Address 5 Governor Winthrop Blvd.
New London CT 06320
Phone (860) 447-5269

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
New London - CPCA Entry Level Police Officer (CPCA Test) $68,832 - $84,117 August 09, 2024
New London - LEC Entry Level Police Officer (LEC Test) $68,832 - $84,117 August 09, 2024
New London - Dispatcher (Certified) $26.49 - $32.22 per hour March 11, 2025
New London - Certified Police Officer $69,186 - $84,117 April 01, 2025
New London - Dispatcher (Non-Certified) $26.49 - $32.22 per hour March 11, 2025
New London - Entry Level Police Officer (NLPD Written) (NLPD Written) $68,832 - $84,117 August 09, 2024




We, the members of the New London Police Department, are committed to providing the highest quality of police services. By empowering our personnel to work in partnership with the community toward a goal of improving the quality of life within the city of New London through preserving peace, reducing fear and providing for an overall safe environment, the department protects the rights and dignity of all citizens with professionalism and compassion.


The New London Police Department consists of three major divisions, each with their own unique and important operations to support the overall goals of the Police Department.


The New London Police Department has answered the challenge to serve and protect its community. The NLPD is committed to recruiting only the best-qualified candidates to reflect the community we serve. We are a professional organization committed to developing officers through comprehensive and diverse opportunities.

Our officers enjoy great benefits, an abundance of overtime opportunities, and a five on-two off, five on-three off work schedule to just name a few. The New London Police Department enjoys great support from the community as well as the city's elected officials and management. The men and women of the New London Police Department are proud to serve the citizens and visitors of our great city.



The City of New London is a small vibrant city that offers a unique range of cultural, historical, recreational, and educational amenities that make the city a wonderful place to live and work. The city contains a variety of commercial areas combined with a collection of intimate residential neighborhoods, a lively downtown, and a revitalized waterfront. Concentrated in a compact area of approximately six square miles with a population of slightly more than 25,000 residents, the city contains an extraordinary variety of attractions.

NLPD is a full-service police agency with career opportunities to satisfy a variety of interests. Some officers love serving their community as patrol officers on the streets, but it's also not unusual for an officer at NLPD to move into a specialty position early in their career.

Whether it’s solving tough cases as a detective, engaging the community as a member of the bike patrol, working with a four-legged partner as a canine officer, or contributing to the department’s mission in one of our many other specialties, you’ll be part of a team that can handle any of our community’s law enforcement needs.







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