Norwalk Police Department

Chief Thomas E. Kulhawik
Address One Monroe Street
Norwalk CT 06854
Phone 203-854-3000
Fax 203-854-9215

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
Norwalk - Entry Level Police Officer - Interest Capture Dec 31, 2021

  Norwalk Police Department  


Thank you for your interest in becoming a police officer with the Norwalk Police Department.   Norwalk is located in Fairfield County, 37 miles Northeast of New York City and the Police Department is responsible for protecting and serving a community of eighty four thousand residents, making it the 6th largest City in Connecticut.  The Police Department offers a dynamic opportunity for individuals seeking a career in Law Enforcement.

The Department is made up of 179 certified police officers; more then 100 of those officers are assigned to the patrol division.  In addition to the patrol division the Norwalk Police Department has the following special units: K-9, Mountain Bike, Motorcycle, Traffic, Tactical, Marine, SCUBA, Intelligence, Crisis Negotiations, Professional Standards, Community Policing, Crime Scene and Investigative Services Unit. This allows officers the opportunity to be exposed to, or directly experience a broad range of what is available in a progressive accredited law enforcement agency.

We are supported by a diverse and vibrant community and employ 38 civilian employees who help us carry out our vital mission of protecting and serving.


K9 Team   Boat   ESU
ESU Truck   Honor Guard   CSU Truck


The department has a strong focus on community policing and working with many civic groups to provide a safe environment for our residents.  The department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in our work force. 

On behalf of the Norwalk Police Department, welcome and good luck! We look forward to having you join our team.


Chief Thomas E. Kulhawik


The Norwalk Police Deparartment is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. 
Minimum Qualifications


    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • High School Diploma or equivalency
    • Age 21 at time of appointment
    • Valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License (Upon Hiring)
    • No felony convictions
    • No Class A or Class B misdemeanor convictions or any act of perjury or false statement
    • Must meet or exceed the "Cooper Institute" 40% Physical Performance Standard in the four basic tests of the pre-employment Physical Ability Assessment. (C.H.I.P. Card) *(Entry Level Positions Only)
    • Vision -Corrected 20/30  - Uncorrected 20/100 
    • No tattoos on or above the neck, or on hands
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