Police Officer Hiring Process

  1. STEP 1: Schedule, complete & pass the PAT or BMST

The applicant is required to schedule, complete, and pass the PAT or BMST at Palm Beach State College or Broward College Police Academies.

Palm Beach State College Academy 

Broward College Police Academy

  1. STEP 2: Submit an online application
  1. STEP 3: Complete the background check packet
  1. STEP 4: Scheduled for Oral Board
  1. STEP 5: Complete a writing sample
  1. STEP 6: Conditional offer & polygraph exam
  1. STEP 7: Psychological exam  
  1. STEP 8: Complete background investigation
  1. STEP 9: Meet with Chief of Police
  1. STEP 10: Medical exam
  1. STEP 11: Start date given
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