Selection Process

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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  1. Written Test

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.

  1. Physical Fitness
  1. Online Application
  1. Oral Interview
  1. Background
  1. Polygraph
  1. Psychological
  1. Medical Exam
  1. Commission Review