Hiring Guidelines

Automatic and Discretionary Disqualifiers

  • No felon convictions.
  • Three (3) sustained moving violations over the past three years from the time of application dependent on severity.
  • Two (2) at fault collisions over the past three years from the time of application dependent on severity.
  • Any DUI conviction or any DUI plea agreement to a lesser charge within three years from the time of application
  • No use or possession of any non-prescription opiate (includes Heroin), Cocaine, Amphetamine (includes Methamphetamine) or
  • Ecstasy within the last five years from the time of application.
  • No use or possession of any hallucinogen (includes LSD, PCP, Ketamine) within the last 10 yers from the time of application.
  • No use or possession of non-prescription steroids within five years from the time of application.
  • No conviction of any crime that prohibits possession or use of a firearm

Tattoo Policy

Tattoos shall not be visible while employees are on-duty.

  • (a) Employees with existing tattoos hired before the implementation of this policy (2/1/05)
  • are exempt.
  • (b) Employees meeting the above exception shall not display any new or modified tattoos obtained after 2/1/05 while on-duty.
  • (c) This policy shall not apply to employees assigned to undercover assignments with prior approval of the employee’s immediate supervisor.
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