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Police Cadet Program
The Lynchburg, Virginia Police Department is a highly trained, professional, well-equipped and respected organization that offers a Police Cadet program. The position of Police Cadet is a preparatory step towards future employment as a sworn police officer of the Lynchburg Police Department.
Applicants must be between the ages of 18 years and 20 years of age and at a minimum be a Spring candidate for graduation from high school or possess a G.E.D. Applicants must successfully complete a written exam, oral interview, an extensive background investigation, medical exam, psychological evaluation and essential physical skills evaluation. The applicant must be eligible for a Virginia driver's license and possess a safe driving record. Other requirements include 20/30 vision or correctable to 20/30 in each eye; no conviction of felonies or crimes of moral turpitude; no recent or prolonged use of marijuana; no use or illegal possession of any controlled drugs. Successful applicants must possess excellent written and verbal communication and problem solving skills.
Minimum starting salary is $21,008 plus benefits. For further information contact The Lynchburg Police Department Personnel and Training Unit at (434) 455-6048. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in the application or testing processing should inform the City within a reasonable time period before the process or test. The Lynchburg Police Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified minority candidates to apply.
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