Minimum Requirements

Police Officer Applicant Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for the position of police officer with the City of Aberdeen:
  • Agree to a screening prior to appointment that will include, but not be limited to:
    • Background investigation
    • Criminal record check
    • Fingerprinting
    • Medical and psychological evaluation
    • Polygraph examination
    • Pre-employment drug screen
  • Agree to obtain a Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission certificate within their first year of employment
  • Be 21 years old
  • Be a graduate from an accredited four-year high school or possess a GED certificate
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit an application packet to the Human Resources Department.