You must complete the application online and submit all required documents in order to proceed to the testing phase of the process. You can access the online application Here. If you are unable to submit all the required documents at the time of submitting an online application, please contact a recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
These tests are designed to determine the applicant’s physical ability to perform specific job-related activities.
Upon successfully passing the physical ability course, 1.5-mile run and written exam, the applicant will receive an offer of employment on the condition of successfully completing the following:
Entails obtaining and verifying information regarding the applicant’s prior employment, drug use, references, and criminal history. It is critical that the applicant is honest and upfront with all information when completing the Personal History Booklet.
Verifies the information provided by the applicant via the background investigation and Personal History Booklet. Deception noted during the exam, may prevent further processing.
Applicants are interviewed by a diverse panel of department personnel to determine their qualifications to become a Police Recruit.
Once the seven steps have been completed, the Chief Executive Staff and/or the Chief of Police will make the final decision of the best qualified applicants.
Recruiters are available
Monday – Friday
7:00 A.M. until 4:30 P.M.
The City of Norfolk is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is inclusive of all persons. Employment with the City is not limited by race, ethnicity, class, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, age, sexuality, pregnancy, disability, medical condition, education, spiritual beliefs, creed, culture, tribal affiliations, national origin, political beliefs and/or veteran status.