Welcome to the APBWeb.
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Serpico107's Avatar
    Serpico107 is offline Rookie
    Join Date
    Daytona Beach Police Department
    Rep Power

    Any Massachusetts openings?

    Just wondering how the Massachusetts openings look....usually not so good if you dont have their academy or you're not on their civil service list but I figured it's worth the asking....thanks


  2. #2
    Tripleseven is offline Trooper First Class
    Join Date
    East Coast
    Rep Power
    I spent the first 23 years of my life in MA before I came up here. I am very familiar with how MA does things, allow me to opine:

    If you do not have residency in a town or city in MA, you can forget about getting hired. They give a civil service exam every two years. Residents of the town go to the top, disabled vets go to the very top, and vets right below them.

    There are towns that are non civil service (not many) but competition is fierce. You can obtain a list of non-CS towns on the Human Resources website i beleive.

    So basically, if you don't live here, you don't have a chance of getting on a CS town/city. As for the State Police, I hope you can get a 97 or higher on the written exam, and I hear they are done hiring for a while.

    I got an interview card two weeks after i graduated the academy here for my hometown in MA. I would have had the job but i passed it up. It was the town I grew up in, of 12,000 people, 7 square miles.



Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 9
    Last Post: 07-07-07, 11:14 AM
  2. Bored
    By BEK in forum General Topics
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: 05-17-07, 10:58 PM

Tags for this Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts