Internship Opportunities

The City of Suffolk Police Department provides an exceptional learning opportunity for those interested in participating in our internship program. Interns selected will work as non-paid, non-sworn civilians for the Suffolk Police Department. Interns will be rotated around various departments within the police department during their internship to maximize their learning experience.
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Possible Assignments

  • Administration/Command
  • Animal Control
  • Canine
  • Central Files
  • Criminal Investigations Unit
  • Dispatch
  • Forensics
  • Patrol Ride Alongs
  • Warrant Unit

Internship Applicant Requirements

  • Obtain a letter of reference from a faculty advisor
  • Successfully pass a background investigation
  • Successfully pass a chief's interview
  • Willing to sign an intern confidentiality agreement and an intern waiver/release

Intern Responsibilities

  • Commit to a minimum of 120 hours for successful completion of the program
  • Represent the city in a professional manner in all tasks assigned

More Information

If you would like more information about opportunities within the Suffolk Police Department e-mail a Background Investigator at,, or