Police Officer Recruitment

Welcome to the LPD Police Officer Recruitment page! Here you will find a variety of resources to help you navigate your way through the recruitment process. This page will be updated periodically. 

2023 Municipal Police Officer Exam Information 

Application Period: October 31, 2022 - January 17, 2023

Written Exam Start Date: March 18, 2023 

Score Release Date: TBD 

Exam Processing Fee for Municipal Police: $75

Interested applicants can access the exam fee waiver here. Please note that there is a $50 late fee for applications received after January 17th. No applications will be accepted after January 31st. For additional information, please visit https://www.mass.gov/info-details/2022-municipal-police-officer-and-mbta-transit-police-officer-examination. To view frequently asked questions, please visit https://www.mass.gov/doc/frequently-asked-questions-for-the-police-officer-exam/download.

Written Exam

Applicants are encouraged to review the Police Officer Written Examination Preparation Guide located here.  

Physical Ability Test 

Applicants are encouraged to review the Police Officer Physical Ability (PAT) Preparation Guide located here


For questions regarding the LPD recruitment process, please contact policerecruiting@lowellma.gov. For questions regarding the Massachusetts Civil Service, please contact civilservice@mass.gov .  

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