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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: Application fee of $60.00 (non-refundable) due with submission of application in the form of Money Order or Certified Check (personal checks are NOT accepted).
  • Examination: Applicants will be required to pass a written and a physical fitness examination. Notice of dates and times will be sent by the secretary of the Civil Service Board.


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.