Vernon Police Department

Chief John Kelley
Address 725 Hartford Turnpike
Vernon CT 06066
Phone 860-872-9126
Fax 860-872-7249

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
Vernon - Entry Level Police Officer $64,130 up to $ 87,981.92 year 5 November 01, 2023
Vernon - Certified Police Officer Year 1 $64,130-66,718 year 5 84,587-87,981 December 31, 2023



Message from the Police Chief,

I would like to welcome you to the on-line application site for the Vernon Police Department.  The Town of Vernon is located in Tolland County yet maintains ties to the Capitol Region.  The Vernon Police Department serves a population of approximately 30,000 and covers 18 sq. miles.  The Vernon Police Department currently has an authorized strength of 50 uniformed officers and detectives, 9 civilian dispatchers, 4 records staff, one mechanic and a part time evidence custodian.

Specialty assignments within the Vernon Police Department include; Field Training Officer, Honor Guard, Traffic Services, DARE, Statewide Narcotics Task Force, Bicycle Patrol, School Resource Officer, Community Policing Office, Capital Region Emergency Service Team (SWAT), K-9 officers, Drone, and accident reconstruction.

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. 

If you believe that you have what it takes to meet the high standards of the Vernon Police Department, then I encourage you to complete our application.

Good Luck and Stay Safe!

John Kelley

Chief of Police

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