The Trumbull Police hiring process is extensive: the time from application to appointment can take several months. The application to hire process is separated into nine (9) stages.
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Candidates must complete and pass a Written Exam conducted by the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA). This exam will determine the knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal traits requisite for an entry level police officer. To register, please follow the instructions on the PoliceApp website. https://www.policeapp.com/Police-Associations/CPCA-Consortium
Candidates must complete and pass a Physical Fitness Assessment that measures muscular strength, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility. Valid CHIP cards will be accepted. To register, please follow the instructions on the CHIP Test Schedule. https://www.certifyfit.com/chip-test
- The minimum scores for entry into the Connecticut Police Academy is the 40%. Please refer to the CHIP instructions for proper times/reps for your age bracket.
- 1.5 Mile Run: The score is the time (minutes:seconds) it takes you to complete a 1.5-mile run.
- Push-ups: The score is the number of correct full-body push-ups performed in one minute.
- Sit-ups: The score is the number of bent-leg sit-ups performed in one minute
- 300 Meter Run: The score is the time it takes you to run a distance of 300 meters.
Apply for the Trumbull Police Department Entry Level Job Opening by heading over to PoliceApp.com while there is an active hiring period. Please ensure that your application is complete. You are unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the Trumbull Police Department. Applicant Support can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates must complete a series of scenario-based questions given by a panel of active law enforcement officers.
Comprehensive review of employment, attendance, education, training, criminal, motor vehicle and credit history.
Inquiries concerning employment history; driving history; medical history; financial history; gambling history; illegal possession, use and sale of drugs/narcotics; criminal activity; military history; illegal sexual activity; use of alcohol; general personal data; prior conduct in police/security/corrections fields; subversive, revolutionary or gang activity; basic honesty and integrity.
Combination of written tests and interviews to assess suitability for employment in law enforcement.
Comprehensive physical examination, including drug screening.
Candidates must complete an interview with the active police commissioners for the Town of Trumbull.