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Employment: Officers

Hiring Procedures

 

The selection process for cadets consists of five phases.

 

Phase I

·          Application

·          Personal History Statement

1.       Work History

2.       References

3.       Credit History

 

Phase II

·          Test 1 (written examination)

·          Test 2 (physical agility)

·          Test 3 (written examination)

 

Phase III

·          Pre-Polygraph Information Statement

 

Phase IV

·          Begin Background Investigation

1.       Criminal History

2.       Drivers License

·          Polygraph

·          Physical Examination and Drug Screening

·          Psychological Assessment

·          Interview I – Oral Review Board

 

Phase V

·          Interview II – Chief of Police

 

At the end of the hiring process successful applicants will interview with the Chief of Police. Conditional job offers may be made, which are dependent upon the successful completion of all phases.

 

Training and Recruitment Contact Officer

For more information contact Asst. Chief Ron Davidson at (956)665-2055 (Office) or davidsonrp@utpa.edu