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Requirements

PoliceRequirements

Swearing In 233Minimum Qualifications

  •  Must be at least 21 years of age to apply
  •  Must be a U.S. citizen
  •  Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, although a college degree is preferred.
  •  Good work history
  •  No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the military
  •  Valid driver’s license for at least 1 year from date of application with a good driving record
  •  No felony convictions
  •  No misdemeanor convictions involving moral character, false statements, or domestic violence
  •  No pending criminal charges
  •  No illegal drug use for last 3 years. Other drug history will be scrutinized on a case by case basis
  •  Excellent moral character
  •  Must pass written exam, physical agility test, panel interview, multiple polygraph exams, background investigation, medical screening and psychological exam
  •  Excellent physical condition
  •  Vision correctable to 20/40 in each eye
  •  All employees hired after October 1, 2005 must reside within thirty-five (35) mile radius of the intersection of Central Boulevard and Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801. Those hired prior to that date shall live within thirty-five (35) miles or 45 minutes of that intersection.

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