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Hiring Process
Next testing datesJanuary 17-18

COME JOIN OUR TEAM!

Thank you for your interest in the recruit and lateral positions with the Cheyenne Police Department. For further information regarding recruitment please contact the Training Coordinator, Tim Rumpf (307)637-6537.

Job Description
Located in the far southeast corner of the state, serving the State Capitol population of 60,000 people, sitting at just over 6,000 feet elevation, our work involves responsibility for community protection of life and property, crime prevention, law enforcement and arrest, assigned patrol duties, traffic control, report processing, public relations contacts, and other special police related assignments.

Entry Level Applicants:  Those who are hired will attend a 13-week Peace Officer Basic at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, WY.  Following the academy the officer will be required to complete the department’s 14-week Field Training Program (FTO Training).  Additionally, the officer will be on an 18-month probationary period from the date of hire. 

Lateral Applicants: Laterals will attend a 2-week Criminal Law course at the Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, WY.  Following the course the officer will be required to complete the department’s 14-week Field Training Program (FTO Training).  Additionally, the officer will be on an 18-month probationary period from the date of hire.  Laterals meeting certain criteria may receive a raise in pay grade after six months satisfactory employment. See the Lateral Applicant page for more information.


How to Apply

Before starting the application process, ensure you meet the minimum job requirements to be a police officer.

The Cheyenne Police Department application process is conducted in three phases

Phase I 

    1. POST Written Exam

                            ¨       Deadline: January 12th

    1. Application Packets

                            ¨       Deadline: January 12th, by 5 p.m.

    1. Physical Assessment

                            ¨       Date of Assessment: January 17th, 1 p.m.

    1. Oral Board

                            ¨       Date of Oral Board: January 18th

Phase II

               1.  Background Investigation

               2.  Chief’s Interview 

               3.  Receive a Conditional Offer of Employment

Phase III 

               1.  Polygraph

               2.  Psychological Evaluation 

               3.  Medical exam, to include a drug screen

               4.  Receive Final Offer of Employment



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