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Selection for police positions is done through the South Central Criminal Justice Administration.  Testing schedules and applications can be obtained through their office. They may be contacted at 203-946-6072 or by visiting their website at  Register for the exam at


Officer applicants to the Orange Police Department must be at least 21 years of age. They must possess a valid Connecticut drivers license and have completed at least sixty (60) college credits from a certified college or university. Applicants must then successfully complete a written examination, physical agility test, oral board examination, psychological examination, polygraph examination and medical screening. Successful candidates are then presented before the Board of Police Commissioners for selection.

In order to become a police officer in the Town of Orange, candidates must then complete a rigorous state certified training program. Most often this training is at the Connecticut Police Academy in Meriden, CT. These recruits reside there for approximately seventeen weeks during their training, after which they receive an additional ten to twelve weeks of field experience.



Orange, Connecticut