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May 2, 2020 Police Entrance Exam Postponed

The Police Entrance Exam that was scheduled for May 2, 2020, has been postponed due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) situation. A new date has not yet been announced.

The Rochester Police Department, in conjunction with Police Exam Solutions, had scheduled the May 2nd exam at Old Colony Regional Voc-Tech High School in Rochester, MA.


Thank you for your interest in the Rochester Police Department.

All full and part time hiring for our department is done from an entrance exam which is held about every two years.

The Rochester Police Department employs 11 full time officers, 5 part time officers and a number of reserve officers serving a population of approximately 5,500 residents. The department will be hiring positions immediately once the new list is complete.

Because of the small size of the department, officers handle many of their own cases from start to finish. This allows officers the opportunity to participate in investigations, write and serve warrants, and make arrests as a result of their own work.

Rochester police officers also have the opportunity to participate on a number of the departments specialized units such as bike patrol and ATV patrol as well as being able to join specialized units such as the dive team, SWAT team, and search and rescue team attached to the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC).

Details and eligibility requirements are provided on the Police Exam Solutions website www.policeexamsolutions.com. Any questions are to be directed to the testing company through the "contact us" section of their website. This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it Any calls made directly to the police department or Police Exam Solutions, may disqualify you from being hired.

Perhaps you know someone who is thinking of getting involved in law enforcement. This is a great opportunity for them to participate in the entry level testing process and possibly earn a career in law enforcement.

The next entrance exam will be held May 2, 2020 The next entrance exam will be held May 2, 2020

The next entrance exam will be held on May 2, 2020