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Recruitment

Police Officer Testing - Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the current pay scale for Police Officers?
A. $57,998.70 to $85,656.83 at (7) years per Collective Bargaining Agreement

Q. What equipment is provided to new Officers?
A. All uniforms, duty gear, duty weapon and ballistic vests

Q. What are your benefits?
A. Medical plan, life insurance, pension, paid vacation, uniform allowance, 10-paid holidays

Q. What are patrol shift assignments?
A. 8-hour shifts rotating every 28 days. Officer will work all (3) shifts, including weekends, holidays and midnights

Q. Are there lateral transfers?
A. No

Q. Do I have to reside in Darien?
A. No residency restrictions