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Written Examination Date: March 25, 2017
Application Deadline: February 21, 2017*
Notices to Appear for Written Exam Sent: March 10, 2017
Score Release Date: August 9, 2017
Employment/Experience (E/E) Last Day to Appeal: August 26, 2017
List Established Date: September 1, 2017
Written Examination Fee:
Municipal and MBTA Transit OR State Trooper $100*
Municipal, MBTA Transit Police AND State Trooper $150*
Location: Various Sites across the state
Eligibility: Entry-level, open to public
*There is an additional $50 late fee for applications received after February 21, 2017. Applications will NOT be accepted after March 1, 2017.
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Once the eligible list is established you may see your rankings here: 2017 Police Officer
The following are general steps in the hiring process for Municipal Police Officer positions:
* Candidate fills out extensive employment packet
* Background investigation
Once a candidate receives a conditional offer, the following steps are for all candidates;
* Medical exam
* Initial-Hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT)
Police Departments send candidates to the Police Academy for further training. Please contact those departments you are interested in for more information.
For information on State Trooper, please visit Massachusetts State Police.
Worcester Police DepartmentWorcester Senior Center
128 Providence Street
Worcester MA 01604
Arlington Police DepartmentTown Hall Auditorium
730 Massachusetts Avenue
Lowell Police Department
Police Training Center
155 Middlesex Street
Lowell, Mass. 01852