Melrose Police Department Working to Make Melrose a Safer Place Sat, 14 Apr 2018 20:14:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Municipal and MBTA Transit Police Exam Re-Posted Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:57:56 +0000 Due to a legislative change (MGL Chapter 31 § 58) regarding the minimum age to take the exam for Municipal Police Officer and MBTA Transit Police, if you were between the ages of 19 and 21 on March 25, 2017, you are now eligible to take the exam for Municipal Police and Transit Police. The last day to apply is May 23, 2017. To be considered for employment during the life of the list resulting from this exam, individuals need to be 21 years of age. This change in statute only applies to Municipal and Transit Police, NOT State Trooper.

Visit for more information and to apply.

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Melrose Police Announce Statewide Law Enforcement Entrance Exam Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:02:43 +0000 The 2017 Municipal, MBTA Transit Police and State Trooper exam has been scheduled for Saturday, March 25. The application deadline is Feb. 21.

This exam is offered for all police departments covered under civil service, along with the Massachusetts State Police, and may also be utilized by some non-civil service departments.  Interested candidates should spend some time reviewing the additional information, including a Study Guide on our website.

To find out more information, view the flyer here, or online at

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