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POST Certified Police Officers - Meriden 
The City of Meriden announces an open recruitment seeking CT POST Certified Officers for the position of Police Officer. Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination (the test will be taken from the Connecticut Law Enforcement Officers Field Manual), and oral interview. Candidates must pass the Cooper standards prior to hire (40%). The process also includes a background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and physical examination with drug screen. To apply, go to and complete the online application. Starting salary is $65,436.80 with an excellent benefit package. Candidates must be POST Certified through June 30, 2015. CLOSING DATE for this process is Friday, August 15, 2014. Test date will be Thursday, September 4, 2014, 3:00 P.M. at the Meriden Police Department, Training Room, 50 West Main Street, Meriden. You must also complete the background packet which is on the web site and must be returned to Lt. Sal Nesci or Sgt. Darrin McKay at the Meriden Police Department on or before Thursday, September 4, 2014. “The City of Meriden reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine that an applicant is not qualified for a position based upon a background check, psychological evaluation, prior work history or other job related factors”.