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Hiring Process
Next testing dates: August 28th and 29th, 2014

Cheyenne Police Department Recruitment Opportunities
Looking for good people with commitment.

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 Hood (307)637-6554.

Applications and Testing

City Application and Police Department Application Packets must be printed, completed, signed and on file with Human Resources prior to physical assessment. Applications sent to the Police Department will not be accepted. See application packet for additional deadlines and information. 

Deadline for application: Tuesday August 26, 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                       

Written Exam - $35 (cash only) Valid Picture ID required. The exam can be taken any time prior to August 28th, however, you need to contact Wyoming Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) to schedule an appointment (307)777-6790. To take the exam on the morning of August 28th contact the Cheyenne Police Department, (307)637-6554. Study hints.

A copy of exam results must be on file with Human Resources prior to taking the Physical Assessment. Scores are good for a 12 month period.

Deadline for written exam:  Thursday August 28, 9 a.m.

Out of town applicants
– one Optional exam - scheduled at the *Kiwanis Community House, Thursday August 28, 8:30 a.m. Registration will take place from 8:30 – 9:00 AM, w/ testing starting promptly at 9:00 AM. Valid Picture ID required; call CPD to make an appointment – (307) 637-6554.

Physical Assessment
For applicants successfully completing the written exam, the physical assessment will be Thursday August 28, location and time TBD.  Valid Picture ID required. Assessment consists of Sit-Ups in 1 minute, Push-Ups in 1 minute and 1.5 mile run, age/gender based. PT Standards can be viewed here. 

Oral Board
For applicants successfully completing the written exam and PT assessment, oral boards will be scheduled at the Cheyenne Police Department (map) Friday August 29th.

Test Results
Written exam, PT Assessment and Oral Board scores are combined and averaged with preference points then added to calculate final test results.  The Eligibility Registry list will be available online at www.cheyennepd.org/list and posted on the front door of the Cheyenne Police Department.

Background Investigation
For applicants successfully passing the Oral Board, to include:

  • Integrity Interview
  • Background investigation
  • Chief's Interview
  • Polygraph
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Medical Evaluation
  • Drug Screen

For Additional Information