Police Department Lateral Transfer

In-State, Rhode Island Police Lateral Transfer (Accelerated Application Process)

The Town of Narragansett is seeking qualified P.O.S.T. certified Police Officers. Candidates must be a United States citizen, between the ages of 21 and 35 upon appointment, have a minimum of 60 college credit hours or two consecutive years of honorable active duty military service and hold a valid unrestricted state driver’s license upon appointment.


Please email a resume with your professional work history to Captain Kyle Rekas at krekas@narragansettri.gov.

Accelerated Application Process

  1. Successful completion of a command staff interview(s)
  2. Successful completion of a background investigation
  3. Successful completion of a psychological examination
  4. Successful completion of a medical examination
  5. Drug screening
  6. Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy (RIMPTA) and Police Officer Standard and Training (POST) approval


  • 2yrs - $58,727.47 •3yrs - $68,109.84 • 5yrs - $75,079.60 • 6yrs - $76,543.67
  • 14 paid holidays per year
  • Paid vacation, sick and personal time
  • 25-year private pension
  • Longevity increments after three years of service
  • Overtime and Detail opportunities available