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Framingham Police Exam Info Released

June 2, 2021 (11:12 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest by News Staff
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FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham Police Department has announced that an entry level Police Officer Test (written exam) will be held Saturday, August 14, 2021.

The Framingham Police Department has established Minimum Qualifications stating that a police officer candidate must:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen (Birth or naturalization);
  • Be at least 19 years of age on or before the date of the exam;
  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D certificate;
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license;
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain an unrestricted Massachusetts Class A License to Carry a Firearm (LTC-A);
  • Not be a convicted felon, or have convictions from another jurisdiction that would be treated as a felony in the Commonwealth;
  • Not smoke and stay a non-smoker. Smoking of tobacco products is prohibited as outlined by G.L. c. 41 § 101A of the Massachusetts General Laws;
  • Be able to obtain CJIS certification; and
  • Meet all PES exam requirements necessary for your participation.

Again, these are only "minimum" requirements, potential candidates are advised to read all info and follow all steps listed on the exam website to determine eligibility.

Applicants must also be able to pass the Framingham Police Department's Physical Agility Testing ("PAT") standards according to gender and age (shown below).

NOTE: This PAT is specific to the Framingham Police Department. If you are chosen for the position of Police Officer and must attend the Massachusetts Police Academy, you will be required to participate in an additional PAT that is administered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

There is a $115.00 testing fee, and an additional $25.00 processing fee. There is a "Fee Waiver Request Form" link available on the registration site which provides for the waiver of such fees in appropriate instances, (in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 31, Sec 5n)

If you're interested in becoming a Framingham Police Officer, use the link below to get detailed information about qualifications, registration, exam participation and to register online.

(Note this is a link to Police Exam Solutions, LLC which has been contracted by Framingham Police to recruit, pre-screen and administer the exam to potential job candidates). For more info about the exam, Framingham Police request that you contact Police Exam Solutions, LLC directly at:


Source: Police Exam Solutions, LLC / Framingham Police

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