Captainís Position

 March 20, 2017

 The Newington New Hampshire Police Department is seeking a progressive, police leader for the position of Police Captain.  The Town of Newington serves a population of 800 residents, along with an industrial, commercial and military populace.  The workforce and customers coming to Newington on a daily basis can exceed 35,000. Newington is located between the City of Portsmouth to our south and the City of Dover to our north.  Shore side to Great and Little Bays and the Piscataqua River. The department is comprised of 10 FT Officers, 3 PT Officers, and an Administrative Assistant.  Serving under the Chief, the Police Captain is an Executive Officer, and will be tasked with revamping the policies and procedures of the department to assure National Accreditation within two years of appointment.  Duties will also include training, hiring processes and internal affairs.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated exceptional writing and public speaking skills.  Bachelorís degree or military equivalent and 5 years progressive police leadership/supervisory experience preferred.  Starting salary is $75,460.00, with a generous benefit package and other potential incentives.  Newington is an equal opportunity employer. 

 Your Letter of Interest and Resume can be mailed to:

 Newington Police Commission

Steven Prefontaine; Chairman

71 Fox Point Road

Newington, NH 03801

Deadline for receiving your Letter of Interest and Resume is Friday, April 21st, 2017.




Currently we are a member of the testing program conducted at the Great Bay Community College now located in Portsmouth, N.H., in addition to their facility in Stratham, N.H.  You can visit the website for the Great Bay Community College at www.greatbay.edu to obtain information for their police testing program.

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