Career Opportunities in Law Enforcement

Not only is the Trumbull Police Department a great agency to work for, but Trumbull is also a great community in which to live. Just one hour to Manhattan and just hours to northern New England, Trumbull, as well as the state of Connecticut, offers world-class opportunities for recreation, arts, entertainment, and education. Trumbull has something for everyone.

The Trumbull Police Department is comprised of 82 sworn officers and has the following divisions, which provide an opportunity for varied interests:

Police Officers with the Trumbull Police Department have a flexible schedule which enables them to enjoy all that the area has to offer.

Promotions Dec 3 2018 with FS
Cops and Cones

Open Positions

Law Enforcement Unit: Trumbull Police Department

  • Position: Entry Level Police Officer
    • Effective: October 1, 2023, Starting Pay rate - $65,268.00 
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2024
    • Description: The Town of Trumbull is accepting applications for entry level police officers.  Applications are available online at .  If you have any questions, please send an email to:   EOE.  
  • Position: Certified Police Officer
    • Effective: July 1, 2023, $65,268.00 to $91,477.15
    • Closing Date: June 30, 2024
    • Bonus: $30,000 sign-on incentive bonus*
    • Description: The Town of Trumbull is now accepting applications for certified police officers. Certified applicants must be either Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers with a minimum of two (2) continuous years of experience in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut POSTC Police Officer certification status. 

Applicants must have a valid CHIP card and successfully pass the CPCA written exam with a score of 70% at time of application. Applications are available online at Please visit for other qualifications. Current salary range is 63,676 to $89,246. The Town may, for newly hired certified officers, grant experience credit equal to one (1) step on the wage grid for each two full years of prior certified police experience.  If you have any questions, please send an email to: EOE.  Applications are available online.

*Bonus paid over employee’s first 4 years