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Police Officer

Employer: Bristol Police Department

Bristol, RI

Job Description

Serves as a Patrol Officer performing responsible law enforcement duties, including patrol,
investigation, collection, and preservation of evidence, traffic control, delivery of crime prevention and
community policing services, and a variety of other duties designed to preserve peace and order and to
protect life and property in the Town.
The Bristol Police Department provides twenty-four-hour and seven-day-a-week law enforcement
service. Patrol Officers fill four (4) shifts and work four (4) days followed by two (2) days off.
Administrative Personnel work Monday through Friday, five (5) days followed by two (2) days
off, including holidays off


Qualifications: All applicants for the position of police officer must meet the following
standards and requirements:
1. Must be a United States citizen
2. Must be at least 21 years of age on or before appointment to a probationary police officer
3. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license
4. Shall have satisfactorily completed four years of accredited high school or the
equivalent thereof.
5. If he/she has served in the armed forces of the United States or a foreign country,
he/she shall have received a discharge therefrom under honorable conditions.
6. Cannot have been convicted of or otherwise admitted to having committed any felony
in a court of law. A conviction or admission to a misdemeanor may be considered a
disqualifying factor depending upon the totality of the circumstances (i.e., sentence,
facts and circumstances surrounding the incident, distance in time, nature of the
7. Must be of good moral character and habits and successfully passed a background
8. Must be in good health and meet physical, medical, and psychological requirements
for entry into the Rhode Island Municipal Police Academy.

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Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Tuesday, June 01, 2021 through Sunday, July 11, 2021

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