Make a Career; Make a Difference

The Portland Police Department is the largest and busiest local law enforcement agency in Maine. A career here means working in a supportive, professional environment while serving one of the best small cities in America. We offer competitive wages and benefits, diverse assignments, many opportunities for specialization, and the excitement and challenges of urban policing. Moreover, working here means making a difference in the lives of your fellow community members each and every day.

If you are looking for a rewarding career, please explore our employment opportunities and consider applying for one of our open positions. Questions? Please see our Hiring FAQ's. And if you have any additional questions, don't hesitate to call our Office of Personnel at (207) 874-8588.
Canine Officers

Please see our Current Hiring webpage for the latest information on police officer hiring.