The Department has completed testing for the August 2015 Maine Criminal Justice Academy, but is accepting applications for the 2016 January academy. For more information, please go to the Current Hiring section of our website.
With an authorized strength of 163 sworn officers and 59 civilian employees, the Portland Police Department is the largest municipal law enforcement agency in the state of Maine. We are proud to work in partnership with the community to keep Portland a safe and livable city. "Protect and Serve" is more than just a motto for us; it is our passion.