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Minimum Qualifications

  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen, if foreign born must possess naturalization papers.
  • Age: Must be at least 20 years old when he/she files an application and at least 21 years old to be appointed to the position of Police Officer.
  • Driver’s License: All applicants must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application and appointment.
  • Veterans Preference Points: Any candidate who has served in the military may be eligible to receive preference points in accordance with current Federal Law. (10 points)
  • Education: Applicants must have a high school diploma or certified equivalent.
  • Character: Must be of good reputation, moral character, and habits.
  • Application: No fee 
  • Examination: Applicants will be required to pass a written and a physical fitness examination. 


For additional information, please refer to the Civil Service Board page.



APD vehicles outside of the PPL Center

**Information on this page is subject to change.