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Police Department Accepting Applications

The Chagrin Falls Police Department will be accepting applications to fill one full-time and one part-time patrol officer position. Applications may be picked up in person at the Chagrin Falls Police Department, 21 W. Washington Street (Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) or downloaded online here starting May 1st, 2017.

Completed applications must be returned in person by May 12th, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Dates and times that applications can be turned in are in the application packet. Additional information regarding the position is available below.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must be willing to :
    •   Work irregular hours and days
    •   Enforce laws regardless of personal ethics or feelings
    •   Wear the uniform furnished by the department and comply with the department grooming standards
    •   Carry a firearm
    •   Work under adverse or potentially hazardous conditions
  2. Must be:
    •   Of good moral character
    •   Non-smoker
    •   Physically fit as set forth by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission
    •   Mentally aware that the possibility exists that you may have to take the life of another if justified in terms of existing laws, policies and procedures
    •   Minimum 21 years of age at time of appointment
    •   Maximum 35 years of age at time of Oral Review Board – Five year extension (40 years age maximum) granted for applicants who have service credit verified in one of the three qualified Ohio law enforcement pension systems (OP&F, PERS-LE, HPRS) *
    •   A citizen of the United States of America
    •   High School Graduate or General Equivalence Diploma
    •   Upon appointment, must be a graduate of a Basic Police Academy authorized and supervised by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission and hold State of Ohio Peace Officer Certification.
  3. Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license or be qualified to obtain one upon appointment. Good driving record is required.
  4. Must have skill to read and interpret complex technical documents written in English, such as: laws, ordinances, court decisions, and training bulletins.

*Maximum age does not apply for part-time position.

2017 Application  – Information and Instructions