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Posted on: October 24, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Full-time Police Officer opening


Certified or non-certified


The Town of Bow Police Department is seeking a, confident,intelligent and motivated person who possesses good writing skills, communication skills, and likes to work with people to solve community problems to join our team and be involved in a progressive and community oriented department. 

The candidate selected will perform traffic duties, investigations, crime prevention and community involvement assignments.  The Department is looking for a hard working individual that can provide the highest quality of safety services, while maintaining the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism, assuring fair and equal treatment for all.

The Bow Police Department provides law enforcement and community-oriented police services to a residential community of approximately 7,800, three schools and many businesses.  Bow is located between Concord and Hooksett, Interstate 93 and 89 intersect in Bow and Route 3-A runs through the town. 



Wednesday, October 24, 2018


Friday, November 2, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Anticipated hiring date of December 2, 2018

Compensation and Benefits:  
Wages are based on a nine-step scale, starting at $47,174 up to $57,428.  Eleven (11) paid holidays, Medical, Dental and Life insurance.  Accrual of annual and sick leave.  Officer’s typically work 4/3 schedule, and rotate every three (3) months.    Participation in the New Hampshire Retirement System Group II.   Full uniform and equipment provided by the department.

Minimum Requirements:  
Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen; must be 21 years old by the anticipated date of the agility test.   Applicants must be a high school graduate or equivalent.   Candidates must meet the Physical Fitness Testing minimums and will be re-tested once every three years if hired. 


The examination consists of a medical screening, physical agility test, interview, polygraph examination, in depth background investigation, psychological evaluation, drug screening and a Chief/Town Manger interview.

Go onto for the job posting and further requirements.

The Bow Police Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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