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2018 Police Sergeant, Police Lieutenant and Police Captain Exam

Please find key dates for the promotional exam and the listing of participating departments.

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Key Dates for the Promotional Exam

Examination Date: September 15, 2018
Application Opening: July 17, 2018
Application Deadline: August 7, 2018
Notice to Appear for Exam Emailed: August 31, 2018
Education & Experience (E&E) Application Deadline: September 22, 2018
Score Release Date: TBD
Education & Experience (E&E) Last Day to Appeal: TBD
List Established Date: TBD

Examination Fee: $250
Location: Various Sites across the state
Eligibility: Varied by towns and exams

Additional Resources for Key Dates for the Promotional Exam

Listing of Cities and Towns Participating in the Promotional Exam

Note: Participating Departments are included on the exam application, and you must find the application that contains your Department. Be careful not to apply to the wrong exam application.

1YP = 1 year experience in the eligible title
3YP= 3 years experience in the eligible title

Police Sergeant (1YP)
Eligible Title: Police Officer
City/Town: Abington, Acushnet, Agawam, Avon, Barnstable, Belmont, Billerica, Bourne, Dedham, East Longmeadow, Gardner, Gloucester, Holden, Holyoke, Melrose, Middleborough, Milton, Randolph, South Hadley,  Stoneham, Swampscott,  West Bridgewater, Westford, Winchester

Police Sergeant (1YP-442)
40% Written exam, 40% Assessment Center, 20% Education and Experience
Eligible Title: Police Officer
City/Town: Danvers, Dartmouth, Marshfield, Needham, North Andover, Salem

Police Sergeant (1YP-541)
50% Written exam, 40% Assessment Center, 10% Education and Experience

Eligible Title: Police Officer
City/Town: Cohasset

Police Sergeant (3YP)
Eligible Title: Police Officer
City/Town: Brockton, Brookline, Framingham, Haverhill, MBTA, Malden, Newton, Pittsfield,  Revere, Worcester

Police Sergeant (3YP-361)
30% Written exam, 60% Assessment Center, 10% Education and Experience
Eligible Title: Police Officer
City/Town:  Chicopee

Police Sergeant (3YP-442)
40% Written exam, 40% Assessment Center, 20% Education and Experience
Eligible Title: Police Officer
City/Town:  Plymouth

Police Lieutenant (1YP)
Eligible Title: Police Sergeant
City/Town: Belmont, Brockton , Brookline, Framingham, Gardner, Gloucester, Holyoke, Middleborough, Newton, Randolph, South Hadley, Springfield, Stoughton, Swampscott, Wakefield, Weymouth, Worcester

Eligible Titles: Police Sergeant, Police Officer
City/Town: Agawam, Dedham, Hudson, Kingston, Milton, Whitman

Police Lieutenant (1YP-361)
30% Written exam, 60% Assessment Center, 10% Education and Experience
Eligible Title: Police Sergeant
City/Town: Chicopee

Police Lieutenant (1YP-442)
40% Written exam, 40% Assessment Center, 20% Education and Experience
Eligible Titles: Police Sergeant, Police Officer
City/Town: Needham

Eligible Titles: Police Sergeant
City/Town: Arlington, Revere

Police Lieutenant (1YP-541)
50% Written exam, 40% Assessment Center, 10% Education and Experience
Eligible Titles: Police Sergeant, Police Officer
City/Town: Cohasset

Police Captain (1YP)
Eligible Title:Police Lieutenant
City/Town: Brockton, Fall River, Holyoke, Newton, Quincy, Springfield, Swampscott, Waltham

Eligible Titles:Police Lieutenant, Police Sergeant
City/Town: Watertown

Police Captain (1YP-361)
30% Written exam, 60% Assessment Center, 10% Education and Experience
Eligible Title:Police Lieutenant
City/Town: Chicopee

Police Captain (1YP-442)
40% Written exam, 40% Assessment Center, 20% Education and Experience
Eligible Title:Police Lieutenant
City/Town: Arlington, Dartmouth, Revere

Police Captain (1YP-157510)
15% Written exam, 75% Assessment Center, 10% Education and Experience
Eligible Titles: Police Lieutenant, Police Sergeant
City/Town: Taunton

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