3/29/2019 - The Darien Police Department Is Now Hiring:


The Darien Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time entry level Probationary Police Officer (Salary: $69,534—$98,941). Candidates must have earned a minimum of sixty credits from an accredited college or university, OR a minimum of two years full active military duty plus 30 credits, OR previous law enforcement experience plus 30 credits.  Applicants must be 21 years of age at the time the application is submitted.


Prior police experience will be evaluated on a case by case basis; however certified officers must participate in the full entry level testing process.  A valid CHIP card and a minimum passing score of 75% on the CPCA Entry Level Written Exam are required prior to applying.  In addition, potential candidates will be required to complete and successfully pass a staff interview, Police Commission interview, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, medical examination and a thorough background investigation.


A competitive wage and benefits package will be offered in accordance with the current labor contract.  No visible tattoos while in uniform.  Applicants must go to to apply.  Closing date for applications is April 30.  For those who are not already registered with, there will be an opportunity to take the CPCA test on April 20, 2019 and the CHIP Test on April 27, 2019.  Visit for location and times.   Any questions should be directed to Lt. Robert Shreders at or 203-662-5342. Veterans, women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The Darien Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).