Police Recruiting

Open Positions

  • Closing Date: Closed
  • Law Enforcement Unit: Trumbull Police Department
  • Position: Entry Level and Certified Police Officers


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

Certified applicants must be either Connecticut POST 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 POST Police Officer certification status.  

Must be U.S. citizen, resident of CT, possess valid CT driver's license at the time of appointment, nonsmoker, and age 21 upon appointment. Please visit www.policeapp.com for other qualifications. The current salary range is $58,254 to 81,647.

Applications & Additional Information

Applications are available online.

If you have any questions, please email Recruitment.

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Career Opportunities in Law Enforcement

Not only is the Trumbull Police Department a great agency to work for, but Trumbull is also 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. Trumbull and the surrounding area has something for everyone, including:

  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Theater

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 an opportunity for varied interests:

Interesting Facts

The Trumbull Police Department:

  • Has both indoor and outdoor ranges for weapons training
  • Respond to about 20,000 calls for service annually
  • Serves 35,900 residents and an average daytime population of over 100,000
  • Trains all officers in ice and water rescue