Meriden Police Department

The City of Meriden Police Department is seeking qualified entry level Police Applicants. Starting salary of $52,748, with a top pay of $83,907 attained after 3.5 years. 10 vacation days after 1 year, earned time off, 2 personal days, 11 paid holidays, 15 sick days per year, tuition reimbursement, and bilingual translation pay. Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and vision plans. 4 day on / 2 day off work schedule. Officers bid for their shift assignments every 4 months by seniority. Shift Differential for evening and midnight shifts is currently 7% and 6% respectively. Current pension system is a hybrid pension plan. There is a 50% of base pay after 25 years of service pension benefit and a separate Direct Contribution Money Purchase Plan. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a high school diploma or GED, be a U.S. Citizen, and possess a valid driver’s license. Must have a valid CPCA score of 70% or higher and must possess a valid CHIP physical agility card. Apply online at