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The Town of Dighton is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Reserve Police Officer.  Reserve Officers’ duties include, but are not limited to, monitoring criminal activity, cruiser patrols, responding to emergency calls, issuing traffic tickets, making arrests, investigating crimes and testifying in court as needed as well as providing traffic and work crew safety for third party details. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen at least 21 years of age, have at least an associate’s degree from an institution of higher learning and/or be a veteran of the U.S. Military with honorable discharge status, and have attended and completed an MPTC Reserve-Intermittent Academy.  In addition, they must possess a valid MA driver's license, a First Responder and CPR certificate as well as be duly licensed to carry a firearm in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.   

Successful candidates will also be required to undergo a physical agilities test, full medical physical exam and psychological exam to be completed at their own expense before beginning any in-house or field training.  All interested candidates should visit to download the DPD Employment Application. Completed applications will be accepted between Monday July 27, 2015 and Thursday August 13, 2015 by no later than 4:00pm.  This application should be submitted in a sealed envelope and handed to the Chief of Police or any Sergeant.  Thank you for considering the Dighton Police Department and best of luck during the hiring process.

Chief Robert L. MacDonald
Dighton Police Department

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Monday 7/27/15 from 9am-2pm
Tuesday 7/28/15 9am-2pm
Wednesday 7/29/15 9am-6pm
Thursday 7/30/15 9am-6pm

MONDAY, TUESDAY & THURSDAY:   7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
WEDNESDAY:  7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. & 6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Welcome to the Town of Dighton's Official Website. The purpose of this website is to provide our residents with useful information and services that will make town government more accessible and to provide visitors and businesses an insight into our town. Our goal is to keep the information updated and to add more information and services as the site progresses.

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Town Hall: 979 Somerset Ave, Dighton, MA 02715
Phone: (508) 669-6431   Fax: (508) 669-5667
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