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6/3/2019 - East Providence Police Department Recruitment

2019 East Providence Police Department Recruitment

The East Providence Police Department is now accepting Applications for the position of Police Officer. We are looking for highly motivated candidates with a strong work ethic, a sense of responsibility to the community, and of high moral integrity. Applications are being accepted May 28th through July 1st.

Applications and required paperwork are available at:

All applicants:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age by July 1, 2019.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must have the ability to speak, read, and write the English language.
  • Must have the ability to pass a physical examination given by a physician, a physical fitness/agility examination, a written examination, an oral examination, a swim proficiency test(at the Police Academy), a drug screen, a psychological examination given by a psychological test center, and a comprehensive background investigation.

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • At least one of the following:
    • An education at least equal to the completion of an associate degree (60 credit hours), from an accredited college or university; OR
    • Two years of honorable active military service or four years of honorable military reserve or National Guard service; OR
    • Certification from the RI Municipal Police Academy as a municipal police officer; OR
    • Three years of satisfactory employment as a correctional officer.

Applications are available at www.PoliceApp.com

Please click here to download the recruitment announcement