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:

Thursday March 23 at 1600
Saturday April 8th at 0900
Thursday April 20th at 1600
Tuesday May 2nd at 0830
Saturday May 13th at 0900

 PT Testing at Portland PD, 109 Middle Street (Free for all Portland candidates):

Thursday March 23rd at 1400
Saturday April 8th at 1130
Thursday April 20th at 1400
Saturday May 13th at 1130

Come see us when we are in your neighborhood!
Portland PD will be at the following career fairs ..
Tuesday March 28th in Northfield ,VT from 10 AM - 4 PM  at Norwich University, Plumley Armory.

Tuesday April 4th in Durham, NH  from 11 AM- 2 PM at University of New Hampshire, Memorial Union Building.

Tuesday April 25th in Auburn, ME from 9 AM- 1 PM at CMCC.

Thursday April 27th in Paxton, MA from 9 AM- noon at Anna Maria 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.