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Police Department Applicants
Employment information, which includes the City employment application, is posted on our CLICK website www.jobs.cityofchesapeake.net and is updated daily.
Contact the Department of Human Resources with all employment related questions, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE POLICE ENTRANCE EXAM
EXAMINATION PROCESS AND AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFYING FACTORS:
I. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
- Must be a US citizen.
- Must be at least 21 years of age upon graduation from the academy.
- Must have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
- Must possess a valid driver's license with acceptable driving record.
II. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFYING FACTORS
The background investigation shall contain an inquiry into the following factors, among others. The discovery of these factors at any time during the application process shall automatically disqualify a candidate from continuing in the application process:
- Suspensions or revocations for other than administrative reasons (i.e. failure to pay fine, insurance monitoring, failure to pay child support) within the past 24 months; conviction of driving while intoxicated with, or under the influence of, alcohol or drugs within the past 36 months; conviction or reckless driving within the past 36 months; conviction of speeding 20 miles per hour or more within the past 12 months; no declaration, determination or adjudication as Habitual Offender until two years after driving privileges have been restored; and more than two convictions involving any moving violation within the last 12 months.
- Conviction of possession, manufacturing, and/or distribution of illegal drugs;
- Use of Cocaine, LSD, PCP, or any type of hallucinogenic drug in the last five (5) years or use of Marijuana in the last three (3) years, unless the candidate has successfully completed a supervised drug rehabilitation program and is no longer engaging in the illegal use of drugs, or has otherwise been rehabilitated successfully and is no longer engaging in the illegal use of drugs, or is participating in a supervised rehabilitation program and is no longer engaged in such use. Proof of rehabilitation must be furnished to the Department of Human Resources;
- Other than Honorable Discharge, General (Under Honorable Conditions), Dishonorable Discharge, or Bad Conduct Discharge from any military service;
- Untruthfulness or the withholding of pertinent information on any application, interview or paperwork associated with the application;
- Cheating on any examination or testing associated with the position.
- Any felony convictions or any convictions involving acts of domestic violence, dishonesty, deceit, or immorality.