Minimum Standards

Before filing an application, each candidate for police officer must meet the following minimum standards:


Each candidate must be a United States citizen.

Age Requirements

Each candidate must be at least 21 years old by date of appointment.


Each candidate must have an Associate's Degree or have completed 60 semester college credits. These must be from an accredited college or university.

Driver's License

Each candidate must have a current valid driver's license and one year of driving experience prior to application. An applicant must not have had a revoked or suspended driver's license within the three-year period prior to application.

Clean Arrest Record

Any candidate who has been convicted of a felony will be disqualified from consideration.

Physical Requirements

  • Weight in proportion to height
  • Normal color vision
  • Physical skills necessary to perform the duties