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Hiring Procedures

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A Police Officer applicant must complete the following items below:

  1. Civil Service Examination ( You must score 70% or higher )
  2. Placement on eligibility list based on test score
  3. Applicant checked for automatic disqualifiers: (criminal history check and driving history check)
  4. Conditional Job Offer given by Chief of Police
  5. Ride-Along Program
  6. Medical Examination
  7. Physical Testing:
    1. 1.5 mile run (under 18 minutes, 48 seconds)
    2. 300 meter run (under 76 seconds)
    3. 18 push-ups (no time limit)
    4. 16 sit-ups (within 1 minute time limit)
    5. Able to press 62% of body weight (1 rep)
    6. Agility run (under 22 seconds)
    7. Vertical jump (minimum 14.5 inches)
    8. Hearing Test
    9. Vision Test
  8. Psychological Examination
  9. Background Investigation
  10. Polygraph Examination
  11. Departmental Review Board Interview
  12. Drug Screen
    (to be conducted, [unannounced] during hiring process)