Police Officers (Certified)

The Durham, New Hampshire Police Department is seeking two certified Police Officer candidates.  The applicants selected will provide law enforcement and community-oriented services to our diverse Seacoast/University community. The Durham Police Department is a Meritorious CALEA Accredited agency.

Patrol Officers work a 4 day on 3 day off schedule. Special assignments include: Problem Oriented Police (POP), Detective Division, Special Response Team (SRT), Evidence Collection Team, Mountain Bike Patrol and School Resource Officer (SRO).

Starting salary is between $58,388.00 and $61,529.00, depending on experience. Most of our officers make over $100,000.00 a year with our benefits package and overtime/details. Officers receive 8 hours a month vacation leave, 8 hours a month sick leave and 30 hours a year personal leave.  Our last community survey rated us with a 96% approval rating, which is way above the national average. The Durham Police Department does not have a residence requirement.   

Applicants must be 21 years old by the anticipated date of appointment and must be a high school graduate or hold a GED.

Females and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Our job openings will remain open until the positions are filled. 

The Durham Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send your Cover Letter and Resume to Captain Jack Dalton at: jdalton@ci.durham.nh.us

Town of Durham
Close Date: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022
Between $58,388.00 and $61,529.00 (Depending on experience)