Town of Amherst, Massachusetts Police Dept. Now Accepting Applications Through 7/3/17 SticktimeMassCops Member New The Amherst, MA Police Department is accepting applications through July 3, 2017 for future/anticipated employment. APD is a non-civil service department. Please visit www.amherstma.gov for detailed information and a link to apply on line. Higher education, military experience, and prior law enforcement experience is preferred.