Complete the City of Rock Hill Application & Personal History Statement and turn it in to the Recruitment Officer.
2. GET INVITED
The Professional Standards Unit will then review the applications and send invitations to individuals to test with the agency.
3. PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST
The test day starts with the Physical Agility Course (PAT). The PAT course is designed to test an individual’s strength and stamina throughout an obstacle course. Please review our Pre-Academy Prep page to learn more about the PAT course.
4. WRITTEN EXAM
Once the applicant successfully completes the PAT course he/she will then take a written exam consisting of a math section, reading comprehension section, and a vocabulary section.
5. ORAL BOARD INTERVIEW
Applicants that successfully complete the physical agility test and the POST test will then have a oral board interview.
6. BACKGROUND PROCESS
Applicants who advance from the oral board interview will enter into the background process. This step is the most time consuming part of the application process. Applicants can expect to be in this stage between 3-6 weeks.
7. GET TESTED
Once the applicant completes the background investigation they will move to the Conditional Offer portion of the process. At this point the applicant will be scheduled for a polygraph, psychological exam, and medical physical / drug screen.
8. FINAL INTERVIEW
The applicants who successfully complete the conditional offer stage will then be scheduled to meet the Chief of Police, Chief Watts, for a final interview.