West Warwick - Certified Police Officer

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Department West Warwick Police Department
TypeCertified
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Registration Fee$25.00
Contactwwpdrecruitment@gmail.com
Location West Warwick, RI

Job Announcement

West Warwick Police Department, RI

 

WEST WARWICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR

RI POST CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER

 

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

West Warwick Police Officers provide continuous patrols, perform a variety of community services, and acts as a first response to all incidents and emergencies. Officers conduct preliminary criminal investigations, investigate traffic collisions, and enforce federal laws, state laws, and local ordinances.  In 2019 our 51 sworn police officers responded to over 32,000 calls for service within the town’s 8 square miles, serving approximately 30,000 residents.  The department has a variety of divisions including the Patrol Division, Detective Division, Special Investigations Unit, Community Policing, School Resource Officers, and an Honor Guard.  The department is also part of West Warwick/Coventry Regional SWAT Team.  Please visit www.westwarwickpd.org for a closer look at our agency.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

In order to be eligible for the testing process, applicants must:

  • Be a current or former police officer who is currently certified by the Rhode Island Police Officers Commission of Standards and Training (POST).
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be at least 21 years of age by July 23, 2021
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Possess a high school diploma or have obtained a General Equivalency Diploma
  • Have earned at least thirty (30) college credits from an accredited institution recognized by the US Department of Education by July 23, 2021 OR
  • Served at least one (1) year of active or reserve military duty by July 23, 2021
  • Be of good moral character.

 

 

SALARY & BENEFITS 

  • Patrol Officer Salary after completion of Field Training: $1,185.59/week
  • 14 Paid Holidays
  • Medical & Dental Coverage
  • Defined Benefit Pension System
  • Annual leave of 15 vacation days, 16 sick days and 4 personal days upon completion of Field Training.

 

HIRING PROCESS

  1. Oral Interview Board
  2. Background Investigation
  3. Medical Examination
  4. Psychological Examination

Individuals with past applications on file must reapply.

The West Warwick Police Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

Please direct questions regarding this position to wwpdrecruitment@gmail.com


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