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Warwick Police Department Seeks New Recruits

Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.
Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.

WARWICK, RI- Mayor Scott Avedisian and WPD Col. Stephen McCartney will speak at Warwick Police Department Headquarters Thursday, 9:30 a.m. about the WPD’s recruiting drive.

The department is seeking qualified applicants for Police Officer who demonstrate good judgment, an even temperament, respect and appreciate diversity, show creativity and problem-solving skills, think on their feet, handle pressure, and show leadership skills.

Qualified applicants must be between 21 and 35 years old and a United States citizen with a minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited college or university, or proof of five (5) years of military reserve service, or three years (3) of active duty.  Those with three years (3) prior law enforcement or corrections experience, who do not have the requisite college credits, will also receive consideration and are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must also hold a valid driver’s license, be of good moral character, and successfully complete a selection process, which includes a physical agility test, a written exam, oral interviews, and a thorough background investigation.

For more information regarding the recruitment and selection process, call the Warwick Police Department at(401) 468-4323 or visit the Warwick Police Department web page,  at or apply at


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