University Police Officer - Experienced Level - Full-Time Academy Required

We are currently accepting applications for Lateral Police Officers on a continual basis. To qualify as a Lateral police applicant you must have obtained a full-time Recruit Officer Course (ROC) academy certification for full-time police officers as required by M.G.L. Chapter 41 Sec. 96B, or the out-of-state equivalant as reviewed and approved by the MPTC *.  In Massachusetts, this is approximately a 22 week full-time Police Academy committment.

Submit your application online for the University Police Officer - Experienced Level positions.

 * NOTE:  If you hold only a part-time, MPTC Reserve-Intermittent academy certification, you must apply through the Police Officer: Entry Level process.  Thank you.

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