All applicants are required to fill out the employment application completely and accurately. It is considered a measurement of ones ability to follow instructions. All statements are subject to a review and verification. Any applicant intentionally giving false information or withholding information will be disqualified.
The applicant information sheet may be typed or legibly printed in ink. If the space provided is insufficient, provide the necessary information on a separate piece of paper. You must indicate the question being responded to and more then one answer may be put on the same sheet.
All applicants must submit a photocopy of their driver's license and social security card. All applicants must submit copies of their college transcripts to the department as well as a photocopy of their high school diploma. All waivers must be signed and notarized.
Resume and cover letters are mandatory.
Incomplete applications i.e. failure to sign application, no notarization, return of any requested information, releases of information authorization, or discovery waivers will result in your application not being considered.
Note: You are discouraged from contacting the Department to check on the status of your application. A letter will be mailed to you within 45 days of receipt of your application either giving a conditional offer of employment or notice of rejection. A conditional offer is not a guarantee of employment. Appointment will be contingent on passing (1) a comprehensive background investigation to determine your suitability for police employment; (2) certification from a health care provider that you can physically perform the duties of a police officer; (3) an Oral Board interview (4) selection by the Chief of Police; and (5) appointment to the position by the Board of Selectmen.