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AN ACCREDITED LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
EMPLOYMENT PROCESS


Step 1:  Complete Application Online

 *An invite to testing will be sent to the email address provided in your application.  Ensure that you RSVP through the link provided in the invite. 

 **A link will be provided in the testing invite email for applicants to complete the Personal History Statement (Personal History Statement will have to be completed online within 10 days of invite or it will lock out applicant).                            

Step 2:  Pass Written Examination (The National Police Officer Selection Test).

Step 3:  Pass the Physical Agility Test 

Step 4:  Pre-Screen Background Check (Criminal History and Driving History)

Step 5:  Oral Interview Panel (Competency-Based Questions)

Step 6:  Polygraph Examination

Step 7:
  Background Investigation 

Step 8:  Conditional Offer of Employment (must pass Medical and Psychological Examinations)

Step 9:
  Meeting with the Chief of Police

Step 10:  Complete an 18 week regional academy,  a regional SPARTAN (Street Patrol Advanced Training) academy, and Field Training Program

Step 11:  Successful completion of Probationary Period

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Albemarle County Police Department
1600 5th Street, Suite D
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-296-5807
FAX: 434-972-4061
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