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WFPD Hiring for Lateral Academy

A Civil Service Examination for Police Officer Trainee will be given to establish eligibility for employment with the City of Wichita Falls Police Department.

Applicants who successfully complete the Civil Service Examination for Police Officer Trainee will immediately participate in the Physical Ability test.

An applicant must be at least twenty-one years of age and not more than forty-four years of age at the time of hire. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications and possess a current TCOLE certification as a Peace Officer at the start of the academy.

Applicants must take and pass a competitive written examination and satisfactorily meet other selection criteria as established by the Civil Service Commission of the City of Wichita Falls. An applicant may not be eligible for a beginning position with a Police Department unless the applicant meets all legal requirements necessary for certification.

An applicant must be able to read, write, and speak English.

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on May 24, 2015. Applications must be submitted via the City of Wichita Falls website, by clicking on the Employment link.

The Police Officer Trainee Entrance Examination will be administered on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 8:00 a.m.at the Wichita Falls Public Safety Training Center located at 710 Flood St., Wichita Falls, TX 76301. After the written Entrance Examination, applicants who pass with a score of 70 and above will immediately participate in the Physical Agility test.
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