Employment Opportunities







The Woonsocket Police Department is currently accepting applications, please check frequently for updates




Applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

Must be a U.S. Citizen
Have a valid Driver's License
Eighteen years of age or older
Be of good Physical and Mental Health
High School Diploma or Equivalency
Ability to swim

$60 application fee payable upon registration

Get in Shape Now ...Don't Wait!!!
When you choose a career in Law Enforcement you give up the right to be unfit.

Physical Fitness Standards

Male Entrance Exam Standards

Female Entrance Exam Standards

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Woonsocket Police Department gym available to all members.

If you have any comments or questions, please contact Captain Adam Remick. Application Steps
Are you interested in a career with the Woonsocket Police Department? Fill out the form below to receive Woonsocket Police Recruitment news and notification of future recruitment drives. Appy in Person: Personnel Office, Woonsocket City Hall, 169 Main Street. Woonsocket, RI 02895 or Online Application

Written test: March 24, 2018

Woonsocket Middle School

Florence Drive.

Woonsocket, RI 02895


Physical Agility Test: March 31, 2018

Woonsocket High School

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Selection Process

Applicants must successfully complete a written examination. The examination is designed, prepared, and scored by an independent, professional research company.

Applicants must successfully complete a physical fitness test which encompasses the following events:

300 Meter Run

This is a measure of applicant's anaerobic power capacity. Applicant's will run a distance of 300 meters at a maximal level of effort. Time used to complete the distance will be recorded in seconds.


This test is used to measure the muscular endurance of the abdominal and hip flexor muscles. An applicant's score consists of the total number of correct sit-ups done in one minute.


This test measures endurance and muscular strength in a one minute time frame.

1.5 Mile Run

This test is used to measure the efficiency of the cardiovascular system and how it responds to imposed physical demand. The applicant must run or jog a distance of 1.5 miles in the shortest time possible. All scores are individually recorded.

Applicants obtaining a passing grade on the written examination and passes the physical fitness assessment will appear before an Oral Review Board.

The cumulative score of the written examination and oral review board will determine an applicants placement on the employment list.

Thank you for your interest in the Woonsocket Police Department.

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