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Qualifications for Former Military
Age 21 to 44 years old.
A U.S. citizen.
Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
Waived completely for applicants who have completed 3 or more years of active duty military service and received an honorable discharge.
If time was served in the military, must not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions including:
Any other characterization of service indicating bad character.
Must not have any criminal convictions above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or any Class B misdemeanor within the past 10 years.
GI Bill benefits paid while on a training status.
Veteran's preference points awarded on initial testing (5 extra points with a passing score as long as DD-214 is presented prior to written test).
15 paid military days per year for reserve service.
Specialized division transfers after two years.
Condensed application process for out of area applicants.
Military applicants need to take a police officer exam that is closest to when he/she will have their official DD-214. The official DD-214 is needed to complete the background process. Applicants will need to schedule a police test that is within 30 days of receiving the official DD-214.