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Now Hiring Lateral Transfer Officers

The Lowell Police Department is seeking highly motivated, experienced Police Officers for lateral transfer to our department. The Lowell Police Department is a highly regarded police agency offering many opportunities for career development and advancement.

Entrance Requirements:

Only permanent civil service police officers from Massachusetts are eligible for transfer under the provision of Chapter 31, Section 35 of the Massachusetts General Laws. Applicants must have satisfactorily completed a prescribed course of study approved by the Municipal Police Training Committee or have a permanent MPTC waiver. All candidates seeking transfer to the Lowell Police Department will be required to successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, medical examination and psychological examination.


Annual starting salary is $71,296 up to $89,102 with full Quin Bill educational incentive. Additional benefits include vacation accruement based on years of service as a Massachusetts Police Officer.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Lowell Police Department is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Process:

Candidates seeking a transfer to the Lowell Police Department must submit a letter of interest, a current resume and a letter from the Chief of Police from your current department authorizing you to participate in this transfer process by August 11, 2019 to:

Superintendent Raymond Kelly Richardson

Lowell Police Department

50 Arcand Drive

Lowell, MA 01852

Any questions relative to this process should be directed to:

Deputy Superintendent Daniel R. Larocque at (978) 674-4500.

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