Norwalk - Out of State Certified Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Norwalk Police Department
Job TitleOut of State Certified Police Officer
Salary$79,669 - $107,580
Deadline Jul 1, 2023 11:59 PM Eastern
Location Norwalk, CT
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Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement

The Norwalk Police Department is seeking Out of State Certified Police Officers to fill current and future job openings.  We are seeking enthusiastic, proactive officers with a good understanding of community based policing, who to take pride and ownership in their work and the community they serve.

Qualified Applicants with valid CPCA Entry Level Officer Exam scores and a CHIP physical agility card are permitted to register now on-line by submitting an application through PoliceApp. See below for minimum qualifications.  Applicants must also submit a resume and copy of their current certification by attaching it to their PoliceApp Application.  Applicants that do not submit a resume and proof of certification will not be considered.  For additional information, visit the Norwalk Police Department PoliceApp page, or the Norwalk Police Department website


  • If you have questions, or seek additional information, please email NPD Recruitment.


*Certified officers starting salary is at step three of six pay steps.
*top salary based on top grade patrol officer (6 step) salary including all salary benefits. Top grade before benefits is $92,124 on 1/1/2024.


  • Must be currently certified and in good standing or within the certification period for their agency. 
  • Minimum two years’ experience from certification date
  • No more than a 2 year break in service if not currently employed
  • You must take and pass the Police Physical Ability Assessment Program (CHIP) CT CHIP
  • You must take and pass the CPCA Entry Level Officer Exam -CPCA written
  • No felony convictions
  • No Class A or Class B misdemeanor convictions
  • No Domestic Violence convictions
  • No act of perjury or false statement
  • Not dismissed from any former law enforcement unit for malfeasance or other serious misconduct (or resigned or retired while under investigation for same)
  • Upon hiring - Residence within 40 miles of Norwalk police headquarters
  • Pass an employment psychological and polygraph examination
  • Pass a comprehensive medical exam and drug screen
  • Vision -Corrected 20/30  - Uncorrected 20/100 
  • No tattoos on or above the neck, or on hands (*exceptions apply)

The Norwalk Department of Police Service is an equal opportunity employer.  Minority and female participation is encouraged.

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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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