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BARNSTABLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REQUEST FOR LATERAL TRANSFER CANDIDATES The Barnstable Police Department is currently accepting applications for lateral transfers to fill civil service vacancies. To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have successfully...

Two Matron Positions Open at the Barnstable Police Department

The midnight shift currently has two openings for matrons, 16 hrs/wk for each opening.  The position pays $16.50/hr, and requires no previous experience or training.  Hires must be 18 yrs old and have a HS diploma or equivalent.  Please pass this information along to...

Veterans Awareness Month

The Barnstable Police Department is participating in the Veterans Awareness Month, our officer will be wearing specially designed patches on their uniforms while on duty. The patches are also available for purchase by the public. The money for the sale of the patches...


Chief Matthew K. Sonnabend
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