Are YOU up to the challenge?

Become part of a tradition of SERVICE, PRIDE, and DEDICATION. Become part of the Auburn Police Department.

Our hiring process IS OPEN!

The Auburn PD is a progressive and professional law enforcement organization with 55 sworn officers and 8 civilian employees. The Department has a proud tradition of honor, excellence, loyalty and professionalism and has achieved the Gold Standard in national law enforcement accreditation.

All applicants must be high school graduates or have passed a high school equivalency exam. Applicants must be 21 years of age, or 20 with at least 60 college credits. 

Applicants must have passed the MCJA physical agility test and ALERT exam and possess a valid driver’s license. Candidates will be required to pass oral board, polygraph, medical, substance and psychological testing and an extensive background check

Police Officers must be able to work all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Starting salary is $20.27/hour (increase to $21.89/hour upon completion of probationary period), with a highly competitive benefit package. The City of Auburn has lateral entry and will recognize up to six years of full-time law enforcement experience in municipal, county, state or federal law enforcement agency. Potential starting salary for certified officers is more than $24.00/hour.

Successful candidates will attend the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.

Our hiring process is currently closed, but we will accept your application and keep it on file until it opens again. 


OR visit the Auburn Police Department at 60 Court Street, Auburn, Maine 04210

OR call (207) 333-6650 X2074

OR e-mail Sergeant Eric Audette:

The City of Auburn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.