Examination Details


Examination Details

The Norwood Police Department administers Police Officer Entrance Examinations on an ongoing basis. The exam is a POST Commission approved LEO examination. The passing grade of the examination is a 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 is always looking for suitable candidates. Please visit to register for our process. Follow the instructions under the Welcome Candidates heading to create a GetBadged candidate account and register for the exam.



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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