In order to complete the initial application process you will need to submit an application. Applicants must have an email address in order to be in constant communication throughout the selection process. Notices will be sent via email regarding testing dates, application status, and other important information.
Applications will be accepted up to specified dates. If selected to continue through the testing process you will receive an invitation to attend the next testing cycle.
Applicants must confirm their attendance prior to testing. Test confirmation notices will be email to qualified applicants. Confirmation must be received prior to specified date.
Physical Abilities Liability Release forms will be given at testing and will need to be completed and signed by each applicant. If a form is needed to obtain a physician release stating you are physically/medically able to perform the tests please contact Sworn Applicant Processing at 503-378-4931.
Entry Level Testing is comprised of three levels:
Level #1 - Physical Fitness Test. This portion of our process includes the push-ups, sit-ups, and two mile run.
Level #2 - Written Test. The written test is a 12th grade equivalency test that covers math, spelling, reading comprehension, and vocabulary.
Level #3 - Suitability Screening. Applicants will be given a series of psychological tests to determine overall suitability for a career in law enforcement.
Applicants must pass each portion to proceed to the next.