- Age: 21
- Education: High school graduate or GED
- Experience: See specifics below
Must be a United States citizen.
One of the following:
•An Associate of Arts degree; or
•Completion of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours from an accredited college with a minimum GPA of 2.0; or
•Completion of the Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Law Enforcement Academy and successfully served a minimum of 12 months of full-time, paid service as a general authority law enforcement officer as defined in the RCW in a civilian governmental jurisdiction.
•Successful accomplishment of written, oral, psychological, truth detection, and physical agility tests.
•Satisfactorily pass examinations by licensed health care providers to ensure that no physical, emotional, sensory, or mental conditions exist which could adversely affect performance of duties, including a drug screen.
•Must complete Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Law Enforcement Academy within one year of hire (if not already completed).
•Candidates who are certified as a full-time, commissioned law enforcement officer in a state other than Washington will be required to attain certification as a peace officer by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission within one year of hire.
•Driving history free of conduct or record of violations that show a disregard for the safe and effective operation of motor vehicles.
•Criminal record free of any convictions which relate to fitness to perform the job of Police Officer.
•No felony convictions.