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The Central City Police Department constantly strives for excellence in all that we do and that includes recruitment.  Being a Police Officer with Central City is a rewarding yet challenging career.  As a Police Officer you must endure physical and mental stress that far exceeds the normal workload of other professions.  Keep in mind that being a Police Officer is not just a job, it is a way of life and career.  If you are up to the challenge of becoming one of the city's finest there are a few things you need to know:

In order to be considered for employment you must meet the minimum prerequisites:

1. At least 21 years of age
2. High school diploma or equivalent
3. No criminal record
4. Valid Kentucky driver's license
5. No serious driving infractions
6. Must be a U.S. citizen
7. Must have good moral character

In addition the applicant must successfully complete both phases of the P.O.P.S testing as required by law.


Our selection process includes, but not limited to:

1.  Physical agility testing
2.  Background investigation
3.  Oral interview
4.  Polygraph
5.  Psychological evaluation
6.  Medical examination