Burrillville - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Burrillville Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$50,000/Academy Pay
Location Oakland, RI

Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement


Burrillville Police Department, RI Police Jobs


Now Hiring

Entry Level Police Officers


The Town of Burrillville is presently developing an employment list for Probationary Police Officer within the Burrillville Police Department.  

Burrillville is a rural community of 57.3 square miles and approximately 16,000 residents located in the northwest corner of Rhode Island.  Burrillville was incorporated in 1806 and is bordered by Massachusetts and Connecticut.  Burrillville residents enjoy a wonderful quality of life, as well as a rich proud history dating back to America's Industrial Revolution.


  • Must possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • College credits preferred
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be 21 years of age upon graduation of the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy


  • Physical Agility Test - (You are required to have the Fitness Test Medical Certificate signed by a physician and bring with you the day of the test)
  •     Swim Test
  •    Push Ups (1 minute)
       1.5 Mile Run
       Sit Ups (1 minute)   
      300 Meter Run


  • Written Examination
  • Oral Interview
  • Psychological Examination
  • Medical & Drug Screen
  • Comprehensive Background Investigation
  • Conditional Offer Of Employment
  • Successfully Complete the RI Municipal Police Academy
  • Successfully Complete Field Training Program



  • Current Probationary Officer Pay $64,346/ As of 07-01-2021
  • Senior Patrol Pay After 12 Months of Service $67,718/As of 07-01-2021
  • 5.5% Longevity After 5 years of Service/ 9% after 15 Years
  • 13 Holidays
  • 5 Personal Days
  • 6 Vacation Days After 1 Year of Service/ 25 Vacation Days After 15 Years of Service
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield & Dental Coverage


Application deadline is August 22nd, 2022 at 4:00 pm, and the testing phase dates are TBD. Applicants will be charged a $40 fee for processing with PoliceApp. There are no additional fees for testing.

Please direct any questions regarding this posting, or any other employment and benefits questions to Executive Assistant Gail Labossiere at glabossiere@burrillville.org or Lieutenant Jason Cahill at jcahill@burrillville.org.

The Town of Burrillville is an equal opportunity Employer.  The Town prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment because of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, political or religious affiliation, or physical or mental disability.  All individuals who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply.



Please direct questions regarding this position to jcahill@burrillville.org

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