Sulphur Police Department Hosting Open Tryout to Hire New Patrol and Corrections Officers

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Sulphur Police Department Hosting Open Tryout to Hire New Patrol and Corrections Officers

Published March 30, 2021
 
From the Sulphur Police Department – The Sulphur Police Department is hosting an open try out for self-motivated, hardworking team players who would like to join the Sulphur Police Department.
 
Tryouts will be held April 17, 2021, at 0800 hours, Sulphur High school track. If interested, contact Sergeant Nick Johnson at the Sulphur Police Department, 527-4536, or show up ready to give it your all.
Dress in sportswear (T-shirt, Shorts, running shoes), please bring water with you and your State ID. (REQUIREMENT!!!!)
 
Sulphur PD is hiring qualified candidates for Patrol and Corrections.
 
The minimum standard for Patrol Officer is the following:
  • 16” vertical jump
  • 20 push-ups (no time limit) rest in the up position
  • 25 sit-ups (60 seconds time limit)
  • 300-meter run (under 75 seconds) (standard track at any high school is 400 meters)
  • Half-mile run (under 5 minutes) (2 laps on a standard track)
  • Flexibility test (v-sit reach) fingertips must pass your toes.
 
The minimum standard for Corrections Officer is the following:
  • 16” vertical jump
  • 15 push-ups (no time limit) rest in up position
  • 20 sit-ups (60 seconds time limit)
  • 300-meter run (under 85 seconds)
  • Half-mile run [optional] (under 5 minutes) (2 laps on a standard track)
  • Flexibility test (v-sit reach) fingertips must pass your toes.
 
Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and must be 18 years of age upon employment.
 
Please do not consume any “pre-workout” supplements before arrival. Officers will be testing your vital signs (i.e. blood pressure, heart rate) before any physical activity. These supplements tend to raise heart rates and blood pressure, and the applicant will not be allowed to participate. Anyone that may have certain minor medical issues needs to have clearance from their family licensed physician.
 
Those interested should check the Sulphur Police Department Facebook page periodically for updates in case of inclement weather or other unforeseen issues that may change the time and date of the tryout.