Minimum Requirements for Police Officer
Below are the basic minimum requirements for being a police officer in the City of Bel-Ridge.
Age Must be 21 years of age, or must turn 21 by the date of hire.
Missouri POST Certification Must have a Missouri Class A Certification at time of appointment.
Education Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
Vision Minimum standard is 20/200 in each eye correctable to 20/20 in each eye.
Residency Must be a citizen of the United States.
Drivers License Must possess a valid Missouri State Operators License.
Interested individuals that turn in an application for employment with the City of Bel-Ridge police department can expect the follow process:
- Pre-screen review of application
- Written test
- Background investigation
- Civilian/Department interview
- Chief’s interview
- Physical examination (done at BarnesCare, paid for by the City)
- Offer of employment