The Hampton Police hiring process could be compared to completing a checklist. You must successfully complete each item in order to move on to the next phase. For example, file a Job Application to be notified about taking the Written Exam. You must pass the Written Exam to move onto the Oral Board (Interview). You'll need to also complete a Physical Agility Test to move forward. You'll need a Medical Clearance before taking the Agility Test.
APPLICATION - File a Job Application with us so we can notify you of testing.
WRITTEN EXAM - Score above the cutoff in a general aptitude test that includes spelling, grammar, math, maps, etc...
ORAL BOARD - Interview with three Veteran Officers posing questions and hypothetical situations.
PHYSICAL AGILITY - Meet entry level standards for your age group. See our Agility Standards for details. You must have a Medical Clearance Form to test.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION - Intense analysis of Personal & Work history, Criminal & Motor Vehicle records, References, Credit reports, School & Military records.
POLYGRAPH - Successfully complete a Polygraph exam regarding your Personal History and Behavior.
PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAM - Testing and Interview to determine suitability for the rigors of Police work.
PHYSICAL EXAM - Complete a Medical Examination and Drug Screen.
CHIEFS INTERVIEW - After completion of the Background Investigation.
CERTIFICATION - Successfully complete the 239 Hour New Hampshire Police Standards & Training Part-Time Officer Academy.
TRAINING - Successfully complete an intensive 150 Hour Hampton Police Training program.
PROBATION - Successfully complete two summer seasons providing satisfactory service.