Topsham Police Officer Postion

The Topsham Police Department is currently seeking qualified candidates whose personal values match our team’s Core

Values of Integrity, Service to others, and Accountability.

Starting pay for a candidate with no prior law enforcement experience ranges from $26.48 to $27.48 based on level of education or prior active-duty military service. Lateral entry candidates are eligible to start at a pay rate up to $32.15 based on their prior law enforcement experience and qualifications. Pay scales will be increased by 4% as of July 1 of 2023.

Comprehensive Benefits Package: (includes but not limited to)

  • Retirement after 25 years of service at 2/3 pay regardless of age.
  • Higher Education and Military Pay Incentives.
  • Employee and family medical/dental health coverage.
  • Town funded health reimbursement account (HRA) @ $3,000 per single member or $6,000 per member w/ dependent coverage.
  • $900 annual clothing allowance.
  • 13 paid holidays.
  • Optional payouts for accrued compensatory time.
  • On-site exercise facility.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age or 20 years of age with 60 college credit hours.
  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Possess a valid Maine driver’s license or be able to obtain one within 30 days after employment start date.
  • Must be able to pass the MCJA ALERT Test, and Physical Fitness Test, (unless already certified officer) prior to interview date.
  • Must be in good physical condition and health.
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation, polygraph, medical evaluation, and psychological examination.

Applications may be obtained from:

Topsham Police Department 100 Main Street

Topsham, ME 04086


Or online at

Completed applications, resumes, and any MCJA certification material must be submitted to the Topsham Police Department, attention Chief of Police Marc Hagan. Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled.

Candidates with other questions should contact:

Marc Hagan Chief of Police

Topsham Police Department 100 Main Street

Topsham, Me. 04086

(207) 725-4337 ext. 2201

The Town of Topsham is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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