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The Town of Truro is seeking qualified candidates to fill vacancies for the position of police officer with the Truro Police Department. Candidates must possess integrity, be of sound moral character, and demonstrate good problem-solving skills.





Candidates seeking employment as a police officer with the Truro Police Department must possess a high school diploma or equivalency. Post-secondary education is preferred, but not required. Applicants who have already received certification after completing a full time Police Academy that is accepted by the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) are encouraged to apply. Note: Full time Police Academy does not include the MPTC Reserve Intermittent Police Officer Academy.


Applicants will be scheduled to take an entry level examination. The fee for the examination is $40.00. Selected candidates will be invited to an oral interview process. Offers of employment are conditional and subject to successful completion of physical and psychological examinations. Finalists will undergo a thorough background examination. Selected candidates who are hired must attend and successfully complete a full-time Municipal Police Recruit Training Academy. A state administered physical fitness assessment is required prior to acceptance into the police academy.


Employment applications may be picked up at the Truro Police Department, 344 Route 6, Truro, Massachusetts, or can be downloaded at the Town of Truro website. Completed applications, examination fee and supporting materials must be submitted in person or via mail. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Further information can be obtained by contacting Lt. Craig Danziger or Sgt. Scott Holway at (508) 487-8730. The application period will be through Friday, September 28, 2018 at 4:00 PM.


The Town of Truro is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin or disability and complies with the laws and standards of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor. 




  Truro Police Officer Entry Level Test








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