Municipal Career Center

Town of Freeport - Police Officer

Start Date: July 10, 2024 | End Date: January 06, 2025
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Public Safety - Police

Police Officer 

The Town of Freeport is accepting applications for the position of police officer. Candidates should be highly motivated, and people orientated.

Preference will be given to MCJA certified officers and a sign on bonus of up to $15,000 is offered. Lateral applications must be graduates of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy or hold similar certification from an out of state basic police training program. A lateral entry will enter the pay scale based on their current years of previous service. 

All applicants must be at least 21 years of age, at least a high school graduate, hold a valid driver’s license, no criminal record, and no serious motor vehicle record.

Successful candidates may be required to pass an extensive background investigation, polygraph testing, psychological exam, physical exam, and oral board(s)

The Town of Freeport offers a comprehensive benefit package including 25-year 2/3 Maine State Retirement plan (PLD Special 3C) and competitive salaries. In lieu of MePers, MissionSquare 401 plan is offered. The Town also offers a strong health insurance plan (point of service C from MMEHT) for the employee and their family with the town paying 80% of the premiums.

In addition to salary and insurance, the Town offers extra pay for special duties within the department, EMT certification, specialized training, paid details, fitness and education stipends. Annual fitness stipends range between $400 and $900 depending on level completed.

The Town will outfit you with all uniforms and equipment needed to perform the job. In addition to yearly allotments of uniforms, officers are paid $60 a month for cleaning and $200 a year for any extra police equipment.

Applications are available here.

There is no deadline for applications.

Applications can be returned to Freeport Police Department 16 Main Street Freeport Maine 04032.  Applications and other applicable documents can also be emailed to Chief Nathaniel Goodman at

The Town of Freeport is an equal opportunity employer and service provider that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for our employees and those we serve. 

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