A career with the Laconia Police Department means working for a nationally accredited agency, with 40 full-time officers committed to integrity, respect, service and teamwork.
The Laconia Police Department does not issue applications for employment. It is not a requirement for a full-time certified police officer to take the Great Bay Community College Police Entrance Exam.
The Laconia Police Department accepts resumes from full-time certified police officers. Candidates must pass the following:
Extensive background investigation
Physical agility test
Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen, 21 years of age, and must possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent. A college degree is desirable.
The salary range is $44,782.40 to $65,208.00 with an extensive benefits package. Starting pay is negotiable based on experience level.
Send a cover letter and resume to:
Lieutenant Michael Finogle
Laconia Police Department
126 New Salem Street
Laconia, NH 03246
Great Bay Community College Testing
The Laconia Police Department participates in a regional testing process through Great Bay Community College. Participation in the test will place the applicant on the eligibility list of approximately 45 southern New Hampshire, northern Massachusetts and southern Maine law enforcement agencies.
Upcoming Testing Date: October 14, 2017
Physical Fitness Standards
The physical fitness tests are based on the Cooper Aerobics Institute standards. Visit the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council's website under the FAQ's section to see what is required.
If you have any questions about the hiring process, please contact Lieutenant Michael Finogle. Laconia Police Department is an Affirmative Action (AA) and Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).