Police Department Recruitment
The Police Officer Recruitment Process is currently OPEN. The timeline listed below is an estimate, dates are subject to change.
12/28/16 - 02/05/17 - Step 1: AdvertisementsApplications will be accepted online until 11:59 p.m., Sunday, February 5, 2017.
02/06/17 - 02/09/17 - Step 2: Application ReviewAll Candidates will be evaluated based on the established criteria previously approved by the PFC. The selection committee will score the applications and establish a list of approximately 50 applicants, depending on number of vacancies, to proceed to the panel Interviews.
03/01/17 - 03/02/17 - Step 3: Panel InterviewsCandidates invited to participate in oral panel interviews. Minimum of 3 panelists, one internal and two external will participate. The same questions will be asked to each candidate. An applicant may ask for panelists to excuse themselves from the interview, should the candidate feel they would not receive a fair evaluation from that panelist.
03/02/17 - 03/06/17 - Step 4: Preliminary Background Screen
The top scoring candidates from the Panel Interview process will undergo a preliminary background screen. The candidate’s driving record and criminal background will be checked prior to the Chief’s Interview. Those not meeting the acceptable criteria (see minimum qualifications) will be eliminated from consideration at this point.