Examination Details


Examination Details

The Norwood Police Department administers a Police Officer Entrance Examination every two years. The exam will be a POST Commission approved LEO examination. The passing grade of the examination will be 70.

Candidates who participate in the Preliminary Interviews will then be required to participate in the Department issued physical fitness test (PT Test). The PT Test will be administered by the Selection Coordinator and members of the Norwood Police Department. The test will be a measurement of the candidate’s academy readiness.

For more information on qualifications, please visit the Qualifications tab on the Recruitment page.

The Norwood Police Department has contracted with Police Exam Solutions, LLC to facilitate their hiring process. The Norwood Police Department anticipates openings within the year and is always looking for suitable candidates. Please visit to register for the upcoming police exam. Follow the instructions under the Welcome Candidates heading to create a GetBadged candidate account and register for the exam.

Examination Date:
November 4, 2023

Registration Deadline: 
November 3, 2023

Examination Location:
Norwood High School
245 Nichols Street
Norwood, MA 02062



MGL 149 Sec 19 B “It is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law shall be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.”

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