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Law Enforcement Unit: Trumbull Police Department

Position: Entry Level and Certified

Closing Date: 05/31/19

Description: The Town of Trumbull is now accepting applications for entry level and certified police officers.

Certified applicants must be either Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers with a minimum of two (2) continuous years of experience in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut POSTC Police Officer certification status.

Applicants must have a valid CHIP card and successfully pass the CPCA written exam with a score of 70% or better by May 31, 2019. Applications are available online at Candidates must have at least 60 college credits, or 2 years full active military duty, or currently be a certified CT police officer. Must be US citizen, resident of CT, possess valid CT driver’s license at time of appointment, non smoker, and age 21 upon appointment. Please visit for other qualifications.

Current salary range is $58,254 -81,647. Closing date for applications is Friday, May 31, 2019. If you have any questions, please send an email to: EOE

Career Opportunities in Law Enforcement

Not only is the Trumbull Police Department a great agency to work for, Trumbull is a great community in which to live.  Just one hour to Manhattan and just hours to northern New England, Trumbull, as well as the state of Connecticut, offers world class opportunities for recreation, arts, entertainment and education. From hiking, fishing, camping, shopping, restaurants, and theater, Trumbull and the surrounding area has something for everyone. Police Officers with the Trumbull Police Department have a flexible schedule which enables them to enjoy all that the area has to offer.

The Trumbull Police Department is comprised of 81 sworn officers and has the following divisions which provide opportunity for varied interests:

  • Patrol Division
  • Traffic Division
  • Detective Bureau
  • Records Division
  • Dive Team
  • Emergency Response Team
  • Canine Unit
The Trumbull Police Department...
  • Serves 35,900 residents and an average daytime population of over 100,000
  • Respond to about 20,000 calls for service annually
  • Has both indoor and outdoor ranges for weapons training
  • Trains all officers in ice and water rescue
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