Employment Opportunities with the Police Department


The Simsbury Police Department is a CALEA and State of Connecticut accredited organization that strives to provide the highest quality service to our community.  We seek highly motivated, enthusiastic, dedicated people who are interested in a rewarding career as a law enforcement professional.

The Police Department accepts applications for entry level police officer on-line only through PoliceApp.com.  Applications will only be accepted during a vacancy announcement period.

The Simsbury Police Department participates in the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) written examination for all entry level police officer applicants (optional for current CT certified police officers).  Information about the written examination can be located at https://www.policeapp.com/Police-Associations/CPCA-Consortium/.

The Simsbury Police Department uses the Complete Health and Injury Prevention (C.H.I.P. ) to administer the physical ability assessment.  More information about the exam can be located at http://www.chip-inc.com/certification/default.asp.

The current salary range for police officer is $59,727.64 – $86,943.59 with a generous benefit plan.  Minimum eligibility requirements at time of hire are: U.S. citizen, 21 years of age or older, valid motor vehicle operator's license; no criminal convictions for any felony or class A or B misdemeanors, high school graduate or GED.  Testing will include a written exam, an oral exam, a physical agility exam (valid CHIP certification required during the scheduling of an oral exam), an extensive background investigation, a psychological exam, a polygraph exam, a medical exam and a controlled substance screen.  When there is a vacancy, applications will only be accepted on line through policeapp.com.

For more information about state or statutory requirements relating to hiring and training of police officers in Connecticut, visit http://www.ct.gov/post/cwp/view.asp?a=2058&Q=291926&postNav=|.

In general, the hiring process includes successful completion of:

Written Examination
Physical Agility Assessment
Oral Board
Interview with Chief of Police
Background Investigation
Conditional Offer of Employment
Medical Examination
Interviews and Approval for Hire
Swearing In/Oath of Office
Police Academy
Field Training

If you have any questions about the hiring process please contact Captain Nicholas Boulter at (860) 658-3106 or email nboulter@pd.simsbury-ct.gov.

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The Simsbury Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer