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FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Police Department is advertising for lateral transfer applications for permanent non-civil service police officers.

The Framingham Police Chief is seeking individuals who are “highly motivated, self-disciplined and a productive law enforcement officer with community policing philosophy.”

Framingham recently left civil service.

Candidates must be “an active law enforcement officer” with a minimum 1-year full-time experience.

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Applicants must have graduated from a Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Council or a Basic Police Officer Academy, according to the posting.

Individuals with a bachelor degree in criminal justice or related field are preferred, noted the posting.

Candidates will be required to successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, medical examination, and a psychological exam, stated the posting.

Starting base pay with a bachelor’s degree is $68,015.93.

Starting base pay with a Masters’ degree is $70,849.92.

Framingham Police officers work 5 days on and 3 days off work schedule at 8.42 hours per shift.

There is a night differential at 8 percent and a weekend differential. Paid holidays and other benfits are offered.

Intersted candidates should send their resume and a letter of interest to Framingham Police Chief Lester Baker at

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.