Windsor is an attractive, growing community that still retains its small town qualities. The Windsor Police Department is responsible for providing police service to a population of 24,000, covering 24.6 square miles and over 125 miles of roadway within the Town of Windsor.
The Windsor Police Department consists of 28 sworn officers—The Chief of Police, two Lieutenants, five Sergeants, one Investigator, one School Resource Officer, and 13 Patrol Officers. Two Code Enforcement Officers complete the employee duty roster and are tasked with enforcing the Town’s Municipal Codes.
Our police officers serve the community under a Community Oriented Policing philosophy. Our goal is to achieve community goodwill through proactive patrol, enforcing the law where necessary and provide instruction, compassion and counseling when appropriate to the situation.
- 21 years of age.
- A United States Citizen.
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Must be POST Certified, Certifiable, or a currently employed Officer of another State.
- Pass a thorough, comprehensive background interview and investigation.
- Must successfully complete the polygraph, physical, psychological and drug testing requirements.
- Salary Step-plan for a police officer is $60,000 to $80,406 with growth potential. (effective: Jan. 2018)
- Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision. A FPPA Pension, 401k and 457k.
- Currently Officers work rotating 10 hours shifts, with 5 days workweeks and 4 or 5 days off between workweeks.
- Special assignments: Bike patrol, Investigations, CET Team and many overtime events. Also opportunities for instructor certifications are available.
- Windsor Police Department will accept and hold applications up to 1 year for future openings.