The academy is 20 weeks or 720 hours. Your hiring agency will send you to the academy and you will receive entry-level pay during this time.
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Complete your application and Personal History Questionnaire (PHS) on the Public Safety Testing (PST)website and send results to Redmond Police recruiters. Complete application through the city website.
Once you pass the oral board and begin the background check, the process takes approximately six weeks.
After testing through PST and submitting an application through the City, qualified applicants will attend an oral board exam. Next, the applicant will need to pass the background check, including a confirmation interview, chief’s interview, psychologicalexam, and polygraph exam. After successfully completing a second psychological and medical exam, applicants will receive a conditional offer.
We maintain a continuous hiring list. Please contact our Recruiting and Hiring Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Officers work four 10-hour shifts with three days off. Officers work Monday-Thursday or Thursday-Sunday and rotate every six weeks. The three shifts available are day shift, swing shift, and night shift. Bidding for shifts takes place annually and is based upon seniority.
FTP is 12-16 weeks long and consists of four phases. Student officers will be paired with a variety of training officers and will learn the different procedures and operations of the department.
You can apply any time if you meet the minimum requirements at the time of application.
Yes, you may be eligible for benefits while you are in training.