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    SHERMAN POLICE DEPARTMENT


Test Date – Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 10:00 am
Sherman High School Cafeteria – 2201 East Lamar St.

Deadline to Apply – Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 4:00pm

ORIENTATION GUIDES AVAILABLE:

Applicants may order the practice “NPST Candidate Orientation Guide” by clicking the following link: http://www.fpsi.com/police-candidate-orientation-guide/. The NPST Candidate Orientation Guide is a helpful tool to prepare for the exam and can be downloaded as a PDF file and saved or printed. Please read the disclaimer on the order page in order to have a successful download. Payments of $10 shall be submitted through PayPal via an account or credit/debit card. Once payment is submitted, PayPal automatically redirects you back to the FPSI site where access to the download link will be located on the Order Details-Checkout Status page. Applicants must pay close attention to ALL instructions on both FPSI and PayPal’s websites in order to access the instant download successfully!


Law enforcement is a noble profession and a rewarding career choice for anyone looking to give back to his or her community. It is a job with serious responsibilities, but the reward is having a job that really counts.

The following steps make up the hiring process:

Stage 1 – Submit Application (Online Application Below)
Stage 2 – Take the Civil Service Entrance Exam
Stage 3 – Physical Ability Test (Physical Ability Test Events)
Stage 4 – Background Investigation
Stage 5 – Applicant Interview Board
Stage 6 – Polygraph and Psychological Assessment
Stage 7 – Physical Exam
Stage 8 – Chief’s Interview
Stage 9 – Completion of Police Academy (if required)
Stage 10 – Recruit/FTO Training

Each stage of the process must be passed before the applicant progresses to the next stage.

If you are interested in obtaining further information, please visit the following links:

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