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Posted on: December 22, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Entry-Level Police Officer Test Announcement

Jan 2023 Entry Level

The Greenwich Police Department is seeking service-oriented and dedicated individuals to take on the duties of a Greenwich Police Officer. If you want to join an agency with a clear mission, is dedicated to your development and career, and wants to work in a supportive community, join our team.  

The Greenwich Police Department provides public safety services to a diverse community of over 62,000 residents only 20 miles from NYC. In addition to law enforcement, GPD is the first responder to all medical calls in Greenwich and is at the forefront of meeting the most challenging issues within the Town. GPD is one of the few municipal police agencies in CT providing full-service policing operations, including a forensics lab, a dedicated community policing team, and a Marine Section with several vessels.  

The Greenwich Police Department is located within the Town of Greenwich Public Safety Complex at 11 Bruce Place. The Department has 152 sworn officers in three Divisions; Patrol, Detective, and Support Services. The Command Structure consists of the Chief of Police, two Deputy Chiefs, three Captains, seven Lieutenants, and twenty-three Sergeants. There also are appointed non-supervisory positions, Master Police Officer, Detective First Grade, Detective, School Resource Officer, K-9 Officer, Traffic Enforcement Officer, Marine Officer, Bike Officer, Range Officer, and IT Officer positions. Our size and organizational structure allow for many opportunities beyond promotion in rank. At the Greenwich Police Department, you can explore various options and create the professional life you want. 

The annual starting salary for a Greenwich Officer is $72,730.00, with the average Officer's annual income at approximately $140,000.

Benefits include:

· 12 Paid Holidays

· Up to 25 days paid vacation per year

· Defined Contribution Retirement Plan

· 457 Deferred Retirement Plan

· Comprehensive Health Insurance

· Dental/Prescription Drug Coverage

· Life Insurance

· Compensatory time accrued

· Flexibility of schedule

· Abundant overtime opportunities


Additional financial incentives include: 

 · Education

· Emergency Medical Technician

· Attendance

· Shift differential

· Uniform/Clothing Allowance


Become a member of a professional police department, always endeavoring to improve the community in which we serve.  Click Here To Apply

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