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Where our Mission is Law Enforcement Excellence and Public Service through Partnership with our Community


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.

biking.jpgPossible Assignments

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

Internship Applicant Requirements

  • Successfully pass a background investigation
  • Obtain a letter of reference from a faculty advisor
  • 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

If you would like more information on opportunities within the Suffolk Police Department contact our Background Investigator at 514-7907.

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