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Police Officer Employment Requirements
  • Application: Entails simple/normal applicant information that must be completed to establish the applicants desire to be employed with this agency.
  • Written TABE Test: Similar to an adult aptitude test which can be taken at Western Wyoming Community College (library) located at 2500 College Dr. in Rock Springs, Wyoming. TABE test costs are at applicants’ expense.
  • Oral Board: Applicant will be questioned by police officers about personal integrity and personal history. Applicant will also be required to answer scenario type questions that pertain to the field of employment.
  • Background Investigation: Applicant will be investigated by a thorough background check completed by this agency.
  • Fingerprints: Applicant will be required to be fingerprinted which will be completed by this agency. Fingerprints will then be sent to DCI for a criminal history check.
  • Physical and drug screen: Applicant will be required to pass a physical examination by a medical doctor as well as a drug screen. This physical includes a hearing test as well and is all completed at the expense of this agency.
  • Psychological Exam: Applicant will be required to pass a psychological exam that has usually been completed out of state. Exam takes multiple hours as well as the driving time to and from the psychiatrist. Psychological exam is completed at the expense of this agency.
  • Polygraph Test: Applicant will be required to pass a polygraph test at the expense of this agency.
  • Physical Agility Assessment: Applicant will be tested on physical agility. Applicant can view the assessment requirements on the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy website.
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination is also required due to OSHA standards at the expense of this agency.
  • Applicant will finally be sworn into office after satisfactory completion of this process; the Chief of Police will select applicants to fill existing openings.

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