2019 Municipal and MBTA Transit Police Officer Exam

Please find key dates and resources for the entry-level exam.

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Apply the 2019 Police Officer Exam before the extended deadline February 19, 2019.

Key Dates for the Entry-level Exam

Application Opening: November 6, 2018
Application Deadline: February 5, 2019*
Notices to Appear for Written Exam: March 8, 2019
Written Examination Date: March 23, 2019
Score Release Date: TBD
Employment/Experience (E/E) Last Day to Appeal: TBD
Eligible List Established Date: TBD

Location:    Various Sites across the state
Eligibility:    Entry-level, open to public
Written Examination Fee: $100

*There is an additional $50 late fee for applications received after this date.  Applications will NOT be accepted after February 19, 2019.

Additional Resources

How to Apply for the 2019 Police Officer Exam

2019 Police Officer exam button
  1. Find the application for 2019 Police Officer Exam.
  2. Read about the exam information in the 2019 Police Officer Exam and find out if you’re eligible to take the exam.
  3. Click Apply in the top right corner of the exam poster and follow the instructions to submit your application.
  4. Once you’ve successfully submitted your application, you’ll see a Click to Pay button. Click the button to pay for your exam. Be sure to pay for the correct exam.
  5. You’ll receive two confirmation emails when you’ve completed the process:

    an email confirming that your application has been received
    an email confirming that your payment has been received

    Your application is not complete until you have received both confirmation emails. Once you receive the successful payment confirmation email, you may ignore the option to Submit Payment which may still be displayed in your account.

Next steps

  1. Apply for the 2019 Police Officer Exam.
  2. Notice to Appear for Examination will be delivered by March 8, 2019.
    Two weeks before the examination date you will receive a notice to appear by e-mail. The notice will tell you the location and the time to appear for your examination.  Please check your junk or spam mail folder for the e-mail before contacting this office.
  3. Score Release Date: TBD
    You will receive your examination results by email.
  4. Eligible List: TBD
    When the eligible list is established you will be able to view your rank on the online list.

Upcoming Open Houses for 2019 Police Officer Exam





Monday, February 11, 2019

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Cambridge Police Department - Open House 

Cambridge Police Department,
1st Floor Community Room,
125 Sixth Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Holyoke Police Department - Open House 

Westfield State University,
577 Western Ave., Westfield, MA 01086

Thursday, January 31, 2019

6 p.m. - 7 p.m

Chelsea Police Department -Open House 

Chelsea Police Station Community Room,
19 Park Street, Chelsea, MA 02150

Thursday, January 31, 2019

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Lowell Police Department - Open House 

Middlesex Community College, Federal Building,
50 Kearney Square, Lowell, MA 01852

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 6:30PM - 7:30PM

Brookline Police Department - Open House 

Trustman Community Room,
341R St. Paul Street,
Brookline, MA 02446

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 6PM - 7:30PM

Boston Police Info Session with special guests Superintendent Nora Baston, Women in Blue and MOWA 

Boston Police Headquarters Media Room,
1 Schroeder Plaza,
Boston, MA 02120

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 6PM - 7PM

Waltham Police Department - Open House 

Arthur D. Rhodes Municipal Building,
Conference Room on Floor 2,
161 Lexington Street,
Waltham, MA 02452

January 19, 2019
2 PM - 4 PM

Information Session for 2019 Police Examination 

6 Livingstone St.,
Kay Pam,
Dorchester, MA 02124
January 17, 2019
6PM - 7:30PM

Everett Police Department - Open House 

Everett High School, Crimson Cafe , |
100 Elm Street,
Everett, MA 02149

January 17, 2019
6PM- 8PM

Police Officer Exam Open House- City of Springfield

Paul J. Fenton Public Safety Annex,
50 East Street,
Springfield, MA 01103

January 16, 2019
5PM - 6:30PM

Medford Police Department Open House

Medford City Hall,
85 George P. Hassett Dr.,
Medford, MA 02155

January 12, 2019
10AM - 12 PM

Brockton Police Open House

135 Belmont Street
Arnone School Auditorium
Brockton, MA 02301

January 8, 2019
4PM - 8 PM

Pittsfield Police Department Open House

Taconic High School
96 Valentine Rd,
Pittsfield, MA 01201

December 1, 2018
10 AM -12 PM Worcester Police Department
2 Coppage Dr,
Regional Emergency Communication Center, Worcester, MA 01603
Worcester Police Open House

November 28, 2018

6 PM -8 PM

Worcester Police Department
2 Coppage Dr,
Regional Emergency Communication Center, Worcester, MA 01603
Worcester Police Open House


October 25, 2018
6 PM -7:30 PM Boston Police Department
2300 Washington Street,
Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building,
Roxbury, MA 02119
Boston Police Information Session