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October 2014


Patrol Officer

Recruitment/Employment Information


*Must be 21 years of age or have served two years active military service with honorable discharge.

*Must possess a valid operator's license

*Must have at least an Associate's Degree or Sixty (60)credits from an accredited college at time of appointment.


Applicants must successfully complete/pass:

*Recruitment Orientation Session

*Physical Fitness Test (RIMPA)

*Basic Swimming Skills test

*Written Examination

*Oral Board Interview

*Extensive Background Check

*Psychological and Medical Examination


*Competetive Salary Program and potential for advancement.

*Health/Dental Care and Life Insurance.

*Paid Vacations, Holidays, Sick Leave.

*Pension Plan and Longevity Incentives.

*No Residency Requirements

____________________________oth Lt. Stansfield and Sgt Iozzi were swo in at a ceroat the Cumberland Town Hall on January 5th and will be assigned to the Patrol Division.

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Recruitment Announcement


The Cumberland Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of:


Applications for this position will be accepted until:

FRIDAY, December 12, 2014


Applications may be completed ONLINE at:

There is a $35.00 fee due at the time the application is submitted. (This may be waived in cases of financial burden) .


Completed applications online must be submitted by


Friday December 12th, 2014







Please review all qualifications and application instructions on our EMPLOYEMENT INFO page.




The Town of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All Positions will be filled without regard to Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Age, Veteran Status or Disability.





Cumberland, RI Police Department
1380 Diamond Hill Road Cumberland, Rhode Island 401.333.2500