- United States Citizen.
- Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Twenty-one years of age or older.
- Possess and maintain a valid license to operate a motor vehicle.
- Applicants must be in good health and good moral character.
- Meet all applicable medical and physical requirements.
|An application will not be processed for any of the below listed reasons. |
- A felony conviction under state or federal law.
- A misdemeanor conviction relating to domestic violence, sex crimes, fraud, or moral turpitude.
- Other misdemeanor conviction within the last five years.
- Conviction for minor in possession of an alcoholic beverage within the last 12 months.
- Conviction for a major traffic offense or a DUII diversion within the last five years.
- Criminal (Felony/Misdemeanor) operator’s license suspension within the last five years.
- Three or more hazardous traffic violation convictions within the last two years.
- Careless driving conviction within the last three years.
- Conviction for an open container of an alcoholic beverage within the last 12 months.
- Conviction of a Class A traffic violation within the last three years.
- Five or more traffic violation convictions, including suspensions, within the last three years.
- Operator’s license suspension within the last three years.
- Possession, sale, distribution, manufacture, or use of an illegal drug within the last 10 years.
- Personal use of marijuana within the last 12 months.
- Discharge from any branch of the Armed Forces classified as Other Than Honorable, Bad Conduct, or Dishonorable.
- No valid operator’s license.
- Operator’s License Expired.
- Operator’s License Suspended.
- Convicted Arrest Record in violation of OAR 259-008-0070 Not Eligible to be Certified Police Officer by DPSST.
Each applicant must be of good moral fitness (moral character). The following are indications of a lack of good moral fitness.
- Illegal conduct involving moral turpitude.
- Conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation.
- Intentional deception or fraud or attempted deception, or fraud in any application, examination, or other document.
- Conduct that is prejudicial to the administration of justice.
- Acts or conduct which would cause a reasonable person to have substantial doubts about the individual's honesty, fairness, respect for the rights of others, or for the laws of the state and/or the nation.
- Conduct that adversely reflects on the individual's fitness to perform as a law enforcement officer.