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Springfield Police Department

Police Officer's Exam

Written Examination
Saturday, April 25, 2015

  • Application Deadline March 13, 2015
  • There is an additional $50 late fee for applications received after March 13, 2015.
  • Applications will NOT be accepted after March 26, 2015.

Apply online at www.mass.gov/civilservice

  • You must apply online using Visa or MasterCard.
  • $100.00 examination fee or obtain available fee waiver online.
  • No personal checks or cash will be accepted

For additional information about the examination eligibility requirements visit www.mass.gov/civilservice

Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Mission Statement
"To provide public safety and to contribute to the quality of life for the citizens of the City of Springfield by protecting, serving and working with the community to develop philosophies which promote equity and establish partnership between citizens and police to enhance law enforcement, aid in the prevention of crime, and preserve the public peace."








Community Support

 Learn more about how you can help the SPD as a crime stopper or with anonomous information to resolves crimes in the City. Text-a-Tip or see us on Facebook for the lastest news at the SPD.


Team SPD

Make a difference in our community. Your Team, My Team, Our Team.

  • Define yourself and belong to an organization of integrity.
  • Wear the badge and Feel the Honor.
  • Be part of a Community oriented law enforcement agency.
  • Join a profession that offers a challenge, job satisfaction, and career development.

Proudly serving Public in law enforcement and educating them about crime prevention, while facilitating a partnership with the community and the Springfield Police Department.

See where you would like to start your service to the community as part of the SPD Team.


Community Policing

Click on the map above to find out what policing district you are in.

City policing is organized by sectors. They are labelled A-I and are grouped under Deputy Chiefs Mark Anthony, William Cochrane, and Robert Cheetham.

Sectors A-D and G cover  Memorial Square, Liberty Heights, East Springfield, Indian Orchard, Pine Point and Boston Road.

Sectors E & F cover Metro Center, McKnight, Bay, Upper Hill, Old Hill, Six Corners and the South End.

Sectors H & I cover Forest Park, East Forest Park and Sixteen Acres. and the Outer Belt.

Learn more about Geographic Policing

 2012 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program (info)



Page last updated:  Monday, March 30, 2015 12:15 am