You must be a citizen
of the United States, 21 years of age or older.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university,
is not waived for prior military service or prior police experience.
vision, either corrected or uncorrected in each eye. Uncorrected
vision cannot exceed 20/100 in each eye, unless vision is corrected
by the use of contact lenses which must be worn on duty and/or
during all enforcement related activities. Must be free of
dichromatic color blindness, night blindness, and any other visual
deficiencies or limitations.
with less than a 30 decibel loss, either corrected or uncorrected in
each ear. Uncorrected hearing cannot exceed a 60 decibel loss in
No felony or class A misdemeanor convictions; including deferred adjudications.
convictions, including deferred adjudications, above the grade of class C within the last 10 years;
No DWI convictions
within the last 10 years;
court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal
offense above the grade of class C misdemeanor;
Be of good
character and have a stable school/work/driving record;
No family members
working for APD;
litigation-criminal or civil (including divorce).
Officers and uniformed police department personnel must conceal any
tattoo(s) by use of the authorized uniform or city-authorized