We have begun the hiring process and are looking to hire new Portland Police officers to attend the August 2017 Maine Criminal Justice Academy class. Please see below for the latest list of dates and times for the written test and the fitness test. We look forward to meeting you soon.  Please call us at 207-874-8596 to schedule.

Entry Level Portland Police Officer Written Exam at Portland PD, 109 Middle Street:

 Saturday February 18th at 0900 
Saturday March 4th at 0900
Monday March 6th at 0900
Tuesday March 21 at 1300
Thursday March 23 at 1600
PT Testing at Portland PD, 109 Middle Street (Free for all Portland candidates):

Saturday February 18th at 1130
Saturday March 4th at 1130
Tuesday March 21st at 1100
Thursday March 23rd at 1400

Come see us when we are in your neighborhood!
Portland PD will be at the following career fairs ...

Wednesday February 15th in Portland ,ME from 4-7 PM at the Merrill Rehearsal Hall at 20 Myrtle Street
Thursday February 16th in Portland, ME from 11 AM - 3 PM at USM in the Sullivan Gym
Tuesday February 21st in Dudley, MA  from 1300-1530 at Nichols College in Chalmers Field House
Thursday March 2  in Salem, MA from 1600-1900 at Salem State in the Scanlon Banquet Hall
Wednesday March 8th in Westfield, MA from 1:30 PM - 4 PM at Westfield State University 
Thursday March 9th  in Manhattan from 1 PM- 5 PM at John Jay College, Haaren Hall Auxiliary Gym
Tuesday March 28th in Northfield ,VT from 10 AM - 4 PM  at Norwich University Plumley Armory


Fitness Testing is also available at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. You must pre-register. 
 Contact Jim Birt at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy at 207-877-8020 or the central office at 207-877-8000. 


Tips for Candidates:

You must submit an application prior to testing. If you haven't already applied, please see our Hiring Process page for more information and application materials.

When you call to schedule your testing session, please indicate which fitness test date and time you would prefer.  As a reminder, if you have completed the fitness test within the past year with either the Portland Police Department or the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, there is no need to retest.  Please provide a copy of the test if possible on the day of your written exam.  
Feel free to contact us regarding any questions you may have. The Office of Police Personnel can be reached at (207) 874-8596 or (207) 874-8588.