Candidate 8-step process
Candidates applying to the Hopkinsville Police Department should follow this 8-step process.
An interview is conducted by a panel appointed by the Chief to determine suitability of applicants for potential employment as a police officer.
The investigation includes verification of information provided on your employment application; obtaining and reviewing references from previous employers; interviews with neighbors, coworkers and supervisors; a credit check; and investigation of driving, military and police records as applicable.
Suitability Screener Test/Psychological Evaluation
An online test which serves as a background investigation tool and predictor of specific job outcomes in law enforcement.
Conditional Offer of Employment
The City of Hopkinsville Human Resources Department will make an offer of employment contingent on the applicant successfully completing all remaining steps of the process.
This is required of all applicants to proceed in the hiring process.
Medical Examination/Drug Screen
The City of Hopkinsville Human Resources Department will schedule you to see a medical professional for a medical examination and a drug screen.