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:
Tuesday  May 2nd at 8:30 AM
Saturday May 13th at 9 AM
Thursday May 18th at 4 PM
Saturday May 20th at 9 AM
Thursday June 1st at 1 PM 
Tuesday June 6th at 4 PM

PT Testing at Portland PD, 109 Middle Street (Free for all Portland candidates):
Saturday May 13th at 11:30 AM
Thursday May 18th at 2 PM
Saturday May 20th at 11:30 AM
Thursday June 1st at 3:30 PM
Tuesday June 6th at 2 PM

Come see us when we are in your neighborhood! Portland PD will be at the following career fairs ...
April 25th on Auburn, ME from 9 AM- 1 PM at 
April 27th in Paxton, MA from 9 AM- noon at AnnaMaria College

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.