In order to obtain
an internship at the Fall River Police Department an individual
Applications are available in the Fall River Police
Applicant needs the internship for college as a class or for
must bring in documentation from the college and necessary
paperwork to be filled
Participate in the interview process
There will be an interview with the Training Officer.
Interview will take an 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours. Background
checks will be done as well as a Criminal Offender Record
Internships for the
field of law enforcement/Criminal Justice, and/or computer
science are the most frequent.
conducted a semester at a time. A minimum of 120 hours for
internships are usually required. Applicant works with Fall
River Police Department to establish hours convenient to both
student and Department.
apply one semester prior to desired internship.
Example: If desired internship is in the Spring semester an
individual should apply in the Fall semester.
The Fall River
Police Department can accommodate up to 5 interns per semester.
teaches college students the many facets of municipal policing
in a large department. The bulk of work consists of everyday
writing, filing, reporting work, but there are some occasional
interesting topics like forensic work, radar operation,
photography, fingerprinting, working with domestic violence
detectives, ride-a-longs, etc.
or write to:
FALL RIVER POLICE DEPARTMENT
685 PLEASANT STREET
FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS 02721-4305