Police Officer Recruitment Process

Candidates meeting minimum requirements will be asked to complete an online test and will be invited to the PD Staff interviews

Candidates that score 140 points between the written test and Oral Interview will be placed on an Eligibility List (each % score = one point)  Example:  60% on written and 90% on interview = 150 points.

Any hired candidate who will be attending the Academy will need to pass the Physical Readiness test, see this video for details - https://vimeo.com/195826724

*Sun Prairie has a lateral entry program where experienced officers may be eligible for higher starting pay and accelerated vacation.  Please contact the HR Department for more detail.

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Announcement of Open Process

March 13th

Written Exam (completed prior to 04/06)

March 14 - April 6

Future Officer Sessions
3/18 @ 2pm  |  
3/23 @ 6pm    
3/27 @ 6pm  |  
4/02 @ 3pm
Application DeadlineApril 4th @ 11:59 pm

Initial Oral Interviews

4/12 5pm-9pm  | 4/13 5pm-9pm
4/15 9am-5pm  | 4/16 9am-5pm

Chief’s Interviews & Personal History Questionnaire due

May 5 & May 6

Background Investigation

May 8 - May 31

Physical Readiness Testing

May 8 - May 31

Police Commission meeting (Conditional offer approval)

June 14

Medical and Psychological Testing

June 22 - June 27

Anticipated Start Date

July 31

Police Officers posing with kids