Newtown - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Newtown Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$61,471 to $85,394 after 5 years
Deadline Sep 19, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Location Newtown, CT
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Newtown Police Department, CT Police Jobs






The  Department consists of Forty-Five Sworn personnel in the Administrative Services, Operations Bureau, Detective Division, Patrol Division and Five Civilians. They are responsible for the Town which encompasses an area of 60 square miles populated by 29,000 people.

The men and women of the Newtown Department of Police Services are thoroughly committed to the improvement of the quality of life for all the residents of Newtown by working in partnership with them.  The Department will constantly work to maintain a safe and secure community while treating all people with dignity and respect.


  • Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a G.E.D.
  • No felony, domestic violence, A misdemeanor or B misdemeanor criminal convictions.
  • at least 21 years of age
  •  Be a citizen of the United States of America.
  •  Possess a valid CT motor vehicle operator’s license.


  • Candidates must have a passing score at lest 40% on the CHIP Physical Assessment test in order to submit their application
  • Candidates much have a passing score of at least 70% on the CPCA Written Examination in order to submit their application


The selection process will include, at minimum, a detailed review of your application packet, and the successful completion of the Department’s selection process which includes but may not be limited to the following:

  • CPCA Written Examination (Passing 80%)
  • Physical Agility Testing (C.H.I.P. at 40%, see
  • Oral Examination
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Psychological Exam
  • Detailed Background Investigation
  • Medical Exam
  • Chief’s Interview





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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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