POLICE RECRUITMENT

 OUR MISSION STATEMENT:

"To protect and serve the community with integrity and professionalism"

 RECRUITMENT:
The Bristol Police Department is searching for qualified individuals who want to join our law enforcement team. If you can apply your life experiences and education to communicate effectively, solve problems, and resolve conflicts, you may be what we are looking for. We seek individuals who can enforce the law impartially, promote our Constitution, and are willing to work with citizens to improve the quality of life in Bristol. Our organization has a long history of professionalism and providing the best services to the citizens of Bristol. Bristol, as the ninth largest city in Connecticut is an ideal community in which to pursue a career in policing. With a population of 65,000 residents and covering an area of 27 square miles, we are the home of the world-wide sports leader, ESPN and the oldest amusement park in the nation, Lake Compounce. With a sworn force of approximately 120 officers, we offer a range of opportunities and assignments to specialized divisions. We are committed to each officers’ career development and offer a standardized plan to help officers achieve their career goals. Becoming a Bristol Police Officer is a long and demanding process. Only a small number who apply are ultimately accepted. If you are looking for a professional, exciting workforce, you have found us. Check out our links and then make the decision to apply.

PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Supervisory
  • Investigations
  • Narcotics
  • Evidence
  • Polygraph
  • Computer Forensics

SPECIALIZED ASSIGNMENTS:

  • Emergency Response Team (ERT)
  • K-9 Patrol Unit
  • School Resource Officer
  • Traffic Officer
  • Crash Unit (START)
  • Motorcycle Unit (Spring 2015)
  • Training
  • Firearms Instructor
  • Bicycle
  • Technology
  • Court Officer
  • Color Guard

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