You may apply to be Smithfield Police Officer only during open application periods. The Department’s open application period will start after the 1st of the year. Continue to monitor the web site for more information on when the application period will start. If you live out of state and cannot get to the Smithfield Police Station, you may call and leave your information with the Uniform Commander, Captain Robert Eaton Jr., and we will mail an application to you. The minimum required qualifications to become a Smithfield Police Officer are:
- Must be eighteen years or older;
- Must be a citizen of the United States;
- Must possess a valid driver’s license;
- Must possess a Bachelors Degree preferably in the field of Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement.
- Also see the employment page for further information.