In-State Police Lateral Transfer

Accelerated Application Process

The Town of Narragansett is seeking qualified Rhode Island P.O.S.T. certified Police Officers. Candidates must be a United States citizen, 21 years of age or older, have a minimum of 60 college credit hours or two consecutive years of honorable active-duty military service and hold a valid unrestricted R.I. state driver’s license upon appointment.

Minimal Qualifications

 

    Starting Salary: $55,478.54 to $81,205.18 based on years of experience
    14 paid holidays per year
    Paid vacation, sick and personal time
    25-year private pension (With the ability to buy back up to 4 years of previous law enforcement service)
    Longevity increments after three years of service
    $5,000 Signing Bonus upon completion of probationary year
    Overtime and Detail opportunities available
    In-state lateral transfers will receive an accelerated application process which must include the following:

  • Successful completion of command staff interview(s); 
  • Successful completion of a background investigation;
  • Successful completion of a psychological examination;
  • Successful completion of a medical examination & drug screening;
  • Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy (RIMPTA) and RI Police Officer Standard and Training (POST) approval.

To apply

Please email your resume to Captain Kyle Rekas at krekas@narragansettri.gov. If you have questions about your eligibility, please call him at 401-789-1091 ext. 303.

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