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TPD Career Interest Form

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Please choose which career option you are interested in.
Contact Information
Prior Police Experience?
What state was your prior police experience?
Military Experience

Additional Hiring Criteria

The hiring criteria for those seeking employment as sworn personnel or civilian are as follows:

No illegal use of controlled substances, which includes the following:

  • Applicant must not have illegally used, tried, or experimented with any drugs classified as controlled substances, or any other illegal drugs; within the last twenty-four (24) months for police officer position, and twelve (12) months for civilian position.  

Criminal History

  • All prior arrest must be sealed or expunged.

Additional hiring criteria but not limited to:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age for sworn position.
  • 18 years of age for civilian position. 
  • No theft that would constitute a felony crime.
  • Tattoos on face, neck, hands are prohibited.
Do you meet all of the hiring criteria detailed above?
Did you attend a recruiting event?
Did an officer/employee refer you?