Updated: September 18, 2013
The Woonsocket Police Department is now recruiting for
We are currently accepting applications at Woonsocket City Hall through November 4th, 2013. Please visit this web site often for additional information and regular updates.
Applicatons are available at the following locations:
- Download application here.
- Pick up at the police department 24/7
242 Clinton Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
- Woonsocket City Hall/Personnel Division
169 Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Hours 8:00 AM thru 4:00 PM
All applications must be returned to Woonsocket City Hall
Personnel Division. Application period closing date is November 4th, 2013 at 4:00PM.
There will be non-refundable application fee of $60.00 due at the time application is submitted.
Personnel seeking employment 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
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
Woonsocket Police Department gym available to all members.
If you have any comments or questions, please contact Lieutenant Todd Boisvert.
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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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