Lateral Police Officer
Washington D.C.




CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING
Open and Continuous


STARTING SALARY
Salary compensation is based on prior years of service


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- be a U.S. citizen
- possess a valid driver's license
- be at least 21 years of age
- possess at least 20/100 vision, correctable to 20/30 in both eyes (contacts are permitted, but must be worn for six (6) months or Lasik-type surgery at least six (6) weeks prior to examination)
- Lateral law enforcement officer applicants must have served within the past 12 months in a position with duties to include primarily the investigation, apprehension, or detention of individuals suspected or convicted of offenses against the criminal laws of the United States of America or any state of the United States of America.


SELECTION PROCESS
- written entrance exam
- polygraph test
- drug screening test
- background investigation
- medical examination
- physical agility test
- psychological test


HOW TO APPLY
Complete an interest card at http://joinmpd.dc.gov.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department
101 M Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20024
Telephone: 202-645-0445
Email: helpdesk.oap@dc.gov
Web Site: http://joinmpd.dc.gov/


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