Court Officer

OFFICE OF COURT MANAGEMENT   BOSTON, MA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on November 14, 2023
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Are you interested in becoming a Court Officer? Begin your journey by registering for MA Trial Court entrance exam TODAY!

Registration period: October 16 – November 21, 2023

Examination Fee: $100

Minimum requirements:

A High School diploma or equivalent and at least two (2) years of experience in security, law enforcement, corrections, the military, loss prevention, emergency medical services, or direct care social services. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation may substitute for required work experience.

About us:

The Trial Court Security Department is made up of over 1,100 dedicated public safety officers who are assigned to each courthouse in the state.

The Security Department contributes to the Trial Court's mission to deliver justice with dignity and speed by providing a safe and secure environment for the administration of justice. The Department continuously works to deliver effective security by:

  • Preventing threats from gaining access to court buildings
  • Reacting quickly and effectively to mitigate any security incident
  • Applying technology and expertise to minimize security risks

A professional and highly trained workforce worthy of public trust and confidence performs this mission.