Police Officer Recruitment

July 16th - September 15, 2017

The Unified Police Department is pleased to announce the opening of a new Police Officer Recruitment. Click the link below for frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Entry Level Police Officer

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • No Felony Convictions
  • No DUI Convictions in the past two (2) years
  • No illegal drug use in past five (5) years
  • No Marijuana use in the past two (2) years
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Utah driver’s license or ability to obtain a valid Utah driver’s license by time of hire
  • Passing NPOST score of 85% or better
  • Ability to pass a physical agility test as described below:
    • Vertical Jump (15 inches)
    • Sit-Ups (25 Reps-One Minute)
    • 300 Meter Run (70 Seconds)
    • Push-Ups (16 repetitions with no time constraint and no rest during the test)
    • 1.5 Mile Run (15:37)

Timeline (Dates subject to change depending on number of applicants)

  • July 26 - September 15, 2017: Application period
  • September 23, 2017: Physical Fitness Test
  • October 16-20, 2017: Oral Interviews
  • October 23, 2017: Publish Register
  • November 7, 2017: Certified Register
  • November 7 thru December 8, 2017: Conditional Offers / LESI / Background Investigations/ CVSA
  • December 11 thru December 15: Background Interviews
  • December 20, 2017: Sheriff’s Final Interview
  • January 19, 2017: Hire Date

Application Documents

Entry Level Police Officer Employment Application

Approved Merit Commission 2017 PO Recruitment Plan



The Unified Police Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.