The fundamental mission of the Central Falls Police Department is to protect life and property; enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner; preserve the peace, order, and safety of the community we serve; safeguard the constitutional guarantees; and provide other police-related services as required by the community in a manner consistent with the values of a free society.mendonca.jpg

Providing law enforcement services to the community of Central Falls is an ongoing exercise in evaluation and improvement. This Department is committed to constantly challenging the way we do business and finding new and better ways to serve with one specific goal: to make the City of Central Falls a better place to live, work and visit.

I encourage everyone committed to our values to apply to become a Central Falls Police Officer by March 7th.  Details are below and are included in our new diversity in public safety ordinance.

Colonel James J. Mendonca
Chief of Police


Click here to view the application.

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police_eng.JPGThe City of Central Falls is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list, and fill vacancies for, the position of Police Officer Grade II.  

Applicants must have the following qualifications: U.S. Citizen, minimum of 18 years of age, Associate Degree/or 60 credits from a University/or/a completed enlistment period in the U.S. Armed Forces with an honorable discharge/or/can document a minimum of one year full-time service in the field of law enforcement prior to the start of the next police academy, and a valid driver’s license. Must also be in excellent physical health and be able to pass a physical agility test, swim test, psychological testing, medical screening and an extensive employment background investigation.  

Patrol Officer Salary: $57,365 upon successful completion of one (1) year probation.      

Preliminary application forms can be filled out electronically here. Final applications, which must be accompanied by a $25.00 non-refundable application fee, will be accepted until noontime on Monday, March 7, 2016.    Any questions, please contact Human Resources at (401) 727-7490.   

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