NOW HIRING FOR THE AUGUST 2019 ACADEMy

REGISTRATION

In order to register for testing, an online application must be completed.

You must pre-academy for testing. To schedule a written or physical fitness test at the Portland Police Department once you have applied, please call police personnel at 207-874-8568. 

Traveling from out of state?

Be sure to schedule your written and physical fitness test on the same day. Contact police Personnel for questions regarding lodging in the area. 

Written Entrance Exam Dates hiring process

 Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.   

Thursday Mar 7

Written Entrance Exam

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

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Thursday Mar 7

Written Entrance Exam

Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.  

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

Tuesday Mar 12

Written Entrance Exam

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

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Tuesday Mar 12

Written Entrance Exam

Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.  

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

Saturday mar 23

Written Entrance Exam

9:00 am - 11:30 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

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Saturday mar 23

Written Entrance Exam

Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.  

9:00 am - 11:30 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

SAturday Mar 23

Written Entrance Exam

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

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SAturday Mar 23

Written Entrance Exam

Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.  

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

WEDNESDAY APR 3

BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY- Written Entrance Exam

9:00 am-11:30 pm - 12:00 pm -2:30 pm

Bridgewater State University

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WEDNESDAY APR 3

BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY- Written Entrance Exam

This test will be held at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA. Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.   

9:00 am-11:30 pm - 12:00 pm -2:30 pm

Bridgewater State University

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Physical Fitness Test Date:

Note: The physical fitness test can be completed at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy as well. Visit their website for additional test dates. 

Saturday Jan 12

Physical Fitness Test

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

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Saturday Jan 12

Physical Fitness Test

Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.  Please scroll down to review fitness standards. 

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

Saturday Feb 16

Physical Fitness Test

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

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Saturday Feb 16

Physical Fitness Test

Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.  Please scroll down to review fitness standards. 

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

Saturday Mar 23

Physical Fitness Test

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

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Saturday Mar 23

Physical Fitness Test

 Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.  Please scroll down to review fitness standards. 

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

Saturday APR 13

Physical Fitness Test

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

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Saturday APR 13

Physical Fitness Test

 Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.  Please scroll down review fitness standards. 

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

SATURDAY MAY 4

Physical Fitness Test

11:30am- 1:00pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

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SATURDAY MAY 4

Physical Fitness Test

Contact police Personnel to pre-register. Be advised, you must complete an application before registering for test dates.   

11:30am- 1:00pm

109 Middle St. Portland, Maine

written and physical fitness entrance exam

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Written Entrance Exam

 The entry-level written test is an online test administered at the Portland Police Department. The test consists of 200 questions which measure general cognitive abilities and assess attributes important to performing in an entry level police officer position. Applicants must score a minimum of 70 to pass the test and remain in the hiring process. Applicants are notified of their status immediately following the test.


Please note that applicants may take the written test no more than two times during a rolling six month period. Applicants who pass the test will be contacted to schedule an interview.  

Preparation Materials
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Physical Fitness Test

 The physical fitness test consists of three elements: a one minute push-up test, a one minute sit-up test and a 1.5 mile run. Candidates must meet the physical fitness standards (see chart below) in order to attend the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.  Physical Fitness tests are completed outside- dress accordingly.
 

physical fitness

We have created a guide for candidates to follow to help them reach their fitness goals. Be advised, this is just a guide for candidates to reference and utilize during their physical fitness training.

Files coming soon.
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Note that the fitness test may be taken at the Portland PD or at the MCJA. The test is given at MCJA on the first and third Wednesday of each month. 

Call the Academy at (207) 877- 8000 to reserve a spot.  

MAine Criminal Justice Academy

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