Hiring Process


Each applicant must successfully complete the following:

  • Driving record and criminal history check
  • Physical fitness testing
  • Standardized written exam
  • Oral board review
  • Background evaluation
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Medical examination
  • Drug screening


The newly-hired officer attends a 13-week Police Academy, followed by the Field Training Program (FTO). The FTO Program lasts 14 weeks, during which the new officer’s performance is evaluated on a daily basis.