What to Expect Once I Am Hired

What should I expect once I am hired?

Police Officer

  1. A two day new employee orientation takes place at City Hall
  2. Assigned to the Special Enforcement squad to complete Pre Academy
  3. Begin assigned Police Academy (duration approximately 4 months)
  4. Upon successful graduation/completion, return to Special Enforcement squad for Post Academy training
  5. Begin Field Training (FTO) assignment with a senior Officer (approximately 4 months)

*Probationary period is completed 1 year after your FTO training is complete


Dispatch

  1. A two day new employee orientation takes place at City Hall
  2. 2 weeks new hire orientation (reading policy, ride alongs, geographic familiarization etc.)
  3. 2 weeks assigned to Records
  4. 4 weeks Phones Phase 1
  5. 4 weeks Phone Phase 2
  6. 4 weeks Fire Phase 1
  7. 4 weeks Fire Phase 2
  8. 4 weeks Info Phase 1
  9. 4 weeks Infor Phase 2
  10. 4 weeks West Phase 1
  11. 4 weeks  West Phase 2

*All training phases are subject to change based on need for additional training time

*Depending on hire date & training, there is the possibility of being sent to a 3 weeks dispatch academy (WALETA).

* Probationary period is completed 1 year after hire date



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