Frequently Asked Questions

Recruitment Program

Recruitment

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Do I have to be a Johnson City resident to be a police officer?

How much are police officers paid in Johnson City?

What kind of shift will I work on patrol?

How do I become an Investigator, SWAT operator, K9 handler, etc.?

I am a certified police officer. Do I have to attend the police academy again?

I am a certified police officer with experience. Do you have lateral hire program?

What is your tattoo policy?

I currently live out of state. How many times will I have to travel to Johnson City to complete your hiring process?

What is involved in your physical agility test?

How long does the hiring process take?

How long is the training after being hired?