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WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
LAW ENFORCEMENT EMPLOYMENT PROCESS
Western Kentucky University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
Western Kentucky University Police Department will process all applicants for police officer in accordance with guidelines established by KRS 15.310, Police Officer Professional Standards Certification which includes in part; a background investigation, fingerprinting, a polygraph examination, drug screen, psychological testing, physical fitness standards, and medical examination.
The below listed documents
must be submitted in addition to the online application
, for your application to be considered complete:
copy of birth certificate
- copy of high school diploma
- copy of college transcript
- copy of social security card
- copy of drivers license
- copy of military D.D.-214 (if in military).
If you are already certified by Kentucky’s POPS (Police Officer Professional Standards), “only” the below listed documents must be submitted in addition to the online application for your application to be considered complete: a copy of your POPS certificate, a copy of high school diploma, a copy of birth certificate, a copy of social security card, and a copy of driver’s license. Certified applicants will be processed in accordance with the above guidelines as well.
DO NOT APPLY IF:
- You have a felony conviction.
- You have any conviction for the sale of trafficking or illegal substances.
- You have any conviction of domestic violence.
Instructions: (If you have questions concerning the “Employment Application” contact the Human Resources Department @ 745-5934. If you have questions concerning the “Police Packet” contact the WKU Police Department @745-5258.)
Applications for employment will be accepted electronically only. Online application and position status table for this position are available on the WKU Human Resources webpage. If you do not have access to a computer, you may contact the WKU Human Resources Department and they can assist you. (745-5934) All questions on the application must be answered. APPLICATIONS WHICH ARE NOT COMPLETE OR TURNED IN LATE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
The following documents are in this packet to be completed: Form H-2, Applicants Certification, Personal Inquiry Waiver Authority for Release of Information, Request for Driving Record Transcript, Authority for Release of Consumer Credit Report, Copy of Job Description, Code of Ethics, Cannon of Ethics, a copy of the Physical Training Standards Physical Fitness Testing.
(NOTE: Packet cannot be submitted via email)
Hand deliver or mail the completed Police Officer Application Packet to:
Western Kentucky University Police
Attn: Donna Hearld
1906 College Heights Blvd # 11050
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1050
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