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Employment Opportunities

The Department is accepting applications for
Police Officer
More information can be obtained by visiting the SCCJAct web site at

The Guilford Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All interested parties are encouraged to apply. Applications may be obtained at the locations listed below.

Guilford Police Department
400 Church Street, Guilford CT. 06437 (Rt. 77, north of exit 58 I-95)

The Guilford Police Department offers a full benefits package which includes, Medical and Dental plans, paid sick leave which may be accumulated, paid vacation time, paid holidays, college credit incentives and pension plan.

To view our full brochure: Click GPD Brochure PDF here

Additional information can be obtained by visiting the SCCJAct web site at SCCJAct
or e-mail Charles Sherwood

SCCJA administers three phases of the overall testing process, these include Physical Performance, Written and Oral exams.
Other subsequent test components, including Medical Examinations, Police Commission oral board examinations, interviews, psychological testing, polygraph testing, background investigation, controlled substance screening or other phases will be administered by our department after successful completion of the first three phases.

In accordance with State of Connecticut regulations, all candidates must meet the following conditions at the time of appointment to the probationary police officer's position:
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have graduated from an accredited high school or have a high school equivalency certificate
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Have a valid CT. motor vehicle operators license, or a valid Operators license issued by another state and the right to operate a motor vehicle in this state has not been suspended.
Additional requirement details can be found in the full application package.


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