Are there any disqualifiers from employment?

The department seeks the best applicants and each applicant is examined on a case-by-case basis. Questions about specific situations should be directed toward a member of the department's command staff. Being honest and demonstrating integrity is essential and some situations may be disqualifiers for certain positions. Some possible disqualifiers can include:

  • Drug use
  • Criminal history
  • Financial management issues
  • Vehicle operation issues
  • Employment history issues

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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?