Before filing an application, each candidate for police officer must meet the following minimum standards:
Citizenship - Each candidate must be a United States citizen.
Age - Each candidate must be at least 21 years old by date of appointment.
Education - Each candidate must meet one of the following:
Possession of an associate's degree or higher, or have completed one-half of the requirements for a bachelor's degree (60 college credits):or
Possession of 30 college credits with more than 2 years of prior military experience. Military experience is defined as 3 or more years of active duty military service or 6+ years of Guard or Reserve service.
The applicantmust possess Honorable Discharge documentation.
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.
Arrest Record - Any candidate who has been convicted of a felony will be disqualified from consideration.
Physical Requirements - Each applicant must have:
§Weight in proportion to height
§20/200 vision in each eye, correctable to 20/20 in each eye