Hiring Process (Lateral Transfer)

1. Application Packet
The forms in the application packet and the application form must be completed and returned to the Human Resources Department by the application deadline.

2. Driver's License/Criminal History Check
The application packets will be sent to the RPD for driver's license and basic criminal history checks. Applicants who meet the requirements will be notified of the pre-employment testing date.

3. Supplemental Application Package
This package must be completed in full and returned to the police department.

4. Interviews
Applicants will be scheduled for oral interviews with the Police Hiring Committee.

5. Conditional Offer of Employment
Human Resources will send a conditional offer of employment to the applicant. Applicant has one week from date of offer letter to sign and return it. A pre-employment, post-offer physical will be required. The physical is performed by a city-designated physician at the city’s expense.