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Stamford Police Department Accepts Applications For New Officers

Stamford police are hiring new entry-level officers.
Stamford police are hiring new entry-level officers. Photo Credit: Stamford Police

STAMFORD, Conn. -- The Stamford Police Department has announced an entry-level exam for new police officers being conducted Sunday, Dec. 4, and Saturday, Dec. 17.

All applications can be filed electronically through this link . The closing date for the application is Wednesday, Nov. 23.

All candidates need to be a U.S. citizen, 21 years old at the time of appointment, have a valid U.S. driver's license and high school diploma or GED as well as no serious criminal convictions.

The process for approval includes a physical agility test, a written and oral exam, a polygraph exam, a medical and physical exam, a drug screening, oral interviews, six to eight months of police academy, field training and an 18-month probationary period. Veteran and residency points for Stamford residents will be considered.

Benefits of the position include a starting salary of $59,028 along with a competitive list of benefits.

For more information go to the city of Stamford Human Resources site or go directly to the application.

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