Test Date – Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 9:00am
Municipal Ballroom – 405 N. Rusk Street

Deadline to Apply – Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 4:00pm


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 (2000 Meter Rowing Test Resources: Calculator, Technique Videos, Common Errors)
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.

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Registration Questionnaire

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