Hampton New Hampshire Police Department Hiring Process

Hampton Police Hiring Process

The Hampton Police hiring process could be compared to completing a checklist.  You must successfully complete each item in order to move on to the next phase.  For example, file a Job Application to be notified about taking the Written Exam.  You must pass the Written Exam to take the Physical Agility Test.  You must have a Medical Clearance to take the Agility Test.  Pass the Agility Test to move on to the Oral Board.

  • APPLICATION -
    File a Job Application with us so we can notify you of testing.

  • WRITTEN EXAM -
    Score above the cutoff in a general aptitude test that includes spelling, grammar, math, maps, etc...

  • PHYSICAL AGILITY -
    Meet entry level standards for your age group.  See our Agility Standards for details.
    You must have a Medical Clearance Form to test.

  • ORAL BOARD  -
    Interview with three Veteran Officers posing questions and hypothetical situations.

  • BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION -
    Intense analysis of Personal & Work history, Criminal & Motor Vehicle records, References, Credit reports, School & Military records.

  • POLYGRAPH  -
    Successfully complete a Polygraph exam regarding your Personal History and Behavior.

  • PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAM -
    Testing and Interview to determine suitability for the rigors of Police work.

  • PHYSICAL EXAM -
    Complete a Medical Examination and Drug Screen.

  • CHIEFS INTERVIEW -
    After completion of the Background Investigation.

  • CERTIFICATION -
    Successfully complete the 200 Hour New Hampshire Police Standards & Training Part-Time Officer Academy.

  • TRAINING -
    Successfully complete an intensive 100 Hour Hampton Police Training program.

  • PROBATION -
    Successfully complete two summer seasons providing satisfactory service.
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