Police Department Lateral Transfer Accelerated Application Process

Minimal Qualifications


The Narragansett Police Department is seeking qualified RI P.O.S.T. (Police Officer Commission of Standards and Training) certified Police Officers. Minimum qualifications are;

  1. Must be a citizen of the United States,
  2. Must be a resident of the state upon appointment,
  3. Must be 21 years of age or older upon appointment,
  4. Height must be proportionate to weight,
  5. Vision must be not less than 20/30 correctable to 20/20 and must be able to distinguish colors,
  6. Must have a valid unrestricted state driver’s license upon appointment,
  7. Must have a minimum of 60 college credit hours or
  8. Two consecutive years of honorable active duty or reserve military service or
  9. One-year full-time employment as a police officer, corrections officer or equivalent law enforcement experience at an agency with arrest powers by the date of application.



Please email a resume with your professional work history to Captain Kyle Rekas at krekas@narragansettri.gov.

Accelerated Application Process


  1. Successful completion of a command staff interview(s)
  2. Successful completion of a background investigation
  3. Successful completion of a psychological examination
  4. Successful completion of a medical examination
  5. Drug screening
  6. Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy (RIMPTA) and Police Officer Standard and Training (POST) approval


Salary and Benefits