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Cranston Police Department
Probationary Police Officer

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Position Title: Probationary Police Officer
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: Cranston Police Department
Address: 5 Garfield Ave
City: Cranston
State: RI    Zipcode: 02920
Contact: Recruitment Officer Glenn Ciaplone
Phone: 4014775153
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

Duties & Responsibilities
- Preserve the peace - protect life & property
- Prevent and solve crime
- Detect and appropriately respond to violations of the law
- Enforce laws with departmental jurisdiction
- Respond to all emergencies
- Ability to reason within life and death situations
- Ability to use good judgement and to problem solve
- Capacity for empathy and compassion


MUST apply at
- Must be 18 years of age or older by March 1, 2021
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
- Must have good communication skills, be self-motivated and be able to multi-task during stressful situations
- Must demonstrate a history of good work ethic and civil conduct
- Weight must be proportionate to height
- Be of good health, moral character and habits, and sound in body and mind.
- Individuals with felony criminal convictions (including those expunged) will be removed.
- Individuals with misdemeanor criminal convictions (including those expunged) may be removed from consideration depending on the facts and circumstances.
- Persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence will be disqualified per Federal Law 18 USC 922(g)(9).
- Driving history will be considered and may disqualify some individuals.
- Persons with a driving history that includes any type of driving while impaired will be disqualified.
- Must not test positive for a substance that is classified as illegal without a prescription in the State of Rhode Island

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 02/01/2021

Application Period Ends: 03/08/2021

Number Positions to be Filled: 2

Yearly Salary: $512,020.00 to $75,731.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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