Internship Program

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The Peabody Police Department’s Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students from accredited colleges and universities who are pursuing a degree in the field of Criminal Justice the opportunity to gain valuable experience and life skills through participating in day-to-day functions of the Peabody Police Department. In order to apply please see the requirements and detailed instructions below:


  1. Must be a student currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.
  2. Must be in pursuit of a degree in Criminal Justice or a related field.
  3. Must maintain:
    1. a GPA above 3.5; OR
    2. be in the Top 10% of your class; OR
    3. contain a specialized skill.
  4. Must be able to work a minimum of 12 hours per week, unless specified by your college or university’s internship program.

Application Instructions:

Part I:

  1. Please create a single PDF file containing the following documents in the following order:
    1. Cover Letter
    2. PPD VIPS Application (download here)
      1. Complete in full
      2. Ignore page 4-5 for PDF
    3. Resume
    4. College Transcripts
      1. Unofficial transcripts for PDF
    5. Copy of Driver’s License
    6. Copies of pertinent certifications/training
  2. Please send the single PDF document to:  or 
    1. Include in the Subject Line: Full Name Peabody Police Department Internship

Part II:

  1. Please send hardcopies of all documents including the following further instructions:
    1. Please print PPD VIPS Application (Item 1b):
      1. Notarize the bottom of page 4
      2. Sign pages 4-5
    2. Send official college transcripts (Item 1d) in a sealed envelope
  2. Send the application packet containing all of the following documents to:

    Peabody Police Department
    ATTN: Internship Coordinator
    6 Allen’s Lane
    Peabody, MA 01960

For any further inquiries regarding our internship program please feel free to contact our Internship Coordinater at 978-538-6384.

NOTE: Documents not completed in their entirety, including not signed or notarized properly, will be returned.


For any further information, questions or concerns, please email to speak with the Internship Coordinator.