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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.                            

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

Step 3:  Pass the Physical Agility Test with a score of at least 3:30 (This test may be transitioned to the "LAWFIT" workby the March 31st testing)

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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