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With an authorized strength of 166 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.

The Portland Police Department is currently accepting applications for telecommunicator and police officer positions.  Approved police officer applicants will attend the August 2018 Maine Criminal Justice Academy class. For more information, please go to the Currently Hiring section of our website.