We have begun the hiring process and are looking to hire new Portland Police officers to attend the January 2017 Maine Criminal Justice Academy class. Please see below for the list of dates and times for the written test and the fitness test. We look forward to meeting you soon. 

Entry Level Portland Police Officer Written Exam at Portland PD, 109 Middle Street:
Friday September 30th at 0830
Saturday October 8th at 0830
Tuesday October 11th at 1600
Wednesday October 19th at 0830 and 1300
Saturday October 29th at 0900

PT Testing at Portland PD, 109 Middle Street (Free for all Portland candidates):
Saturday October 8th at 1100 
Tuesday October 11th at 1400
Wednesday October 19th at 1100
Saturday October 29th at 1100 
Fitness Testing is also available at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. You must pre-register. 
 Contact Jim Birth at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy at 207-877-8020 or the central office at 207-877-8000. 

Tips for Candidates:
You must submit an application prior to testing. If you haven't already applied, please see our Hiring Process page for more information and application materials.

When you call to schedule your testing session, please indicate which fitness test date and time you would prefer.  As a reminder, if you have completed the fitness test within the past year with either the Portland Police Department or the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, there is no need to retest.  Please provide a copy of the test if possible on the day of your written exam.  
Feel free to contact us regarding any questions you may have. The Office of Police Personnel can be reached at (207) 874-8596 or (207) 874-8588.