What is the department's hiring process like?

The Command staff continually evaluates the department's hiring procedures to ensure we identify the best candidates while staying in compliance with best practices and applicable laws and regulations.

The department uses several tools to identify the best candidates including interviews, standardized testing, physical testing, psychological examination, polygraph, drug testing and an intensive background investigation to name a few.

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1. How do I apply?
2. What is the department's hiring process like?
3. Does the department hire uncertified or inexperienced applicants?
4. Does the department hire officers certified in another state?
5. Does the department have a field training program?
6. What are the minimum requirements to become a Police Officer?
7. How long does the hiring process take?
8. Are there any disqualifiers from employment?