Dispatch: 603.524.5252 * Admin: 603.524.5257 * Prosecutor: 603.524.2330 * Fax: 603.527.1288


             Upcoming Testing Date:  October 14, 2017


Consider the Laconia Police Department

A career with the Laconia Police Department means working for a nationally accredited agency, with 40 full-time officers committed to integrity, respect, service and teamwork.  

Application Process

The Laconia Police Department does not issue applications for employment.  It is not a requirement for a full-time certified police officer to take the Great Bay Community College Police Entrance Exam.

The Laconia Police Department accepts resumes from full-time certified police officers.  Candidates must pass a physical agility test, oral board, psychological exam, polygraph exam and medical physical, as well as an extensive background investigation.

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, 21 years of age and must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.  A college degree is desirable.  

The salary range is $42,474.43 to $61,844.64 with an extensive benefits package.  Starting pay is negotiable based on experience level.

Send a cover letter and resume to:

Laconia Police Department

Attn: Lt. Michael Finogle

126 New Salem St

Laconia, NH 03246

If you have any questions about the hiring process, please contact Lt. Michael Finogle at 603.524.5257 x336.


considering a career in law enforcement?

Click the logo to find out testing dates and information on how to register.

The Laconia Police Department participates in a regional testing process through Great Bay Community College. 

Participation in the test will place the applicant on the eligibility list of approximately 45 southern New Hampshire, northern Massachusetts and southern Maine law enforcement agencies.