FROM TPD -- The Topeka Police Department will conduct testing for full time entry level police officers Saturday, October 13th.
Registration begins at 7:30 that morning, and testing will commence at 8:00am at the Law Enforcement Center located at 320 South Kansas Avenue.
Applicants will begin the day by taking the National Police Officer Selection Test (P.O.S.T.). Study guides for the written exam are available at no cost by visiting the City of Topeka Human Resources Department and requesting a study guide, or by mailing a request for a study guide along with a self addressed stamped envelope to: City of Topeka Human Resources Dept, 215 SE 7th, Topeka, Kansas 66603.
Those who pass the written exam will proceed to the Oakland Community Center, 801 N.E. Poplar Topeka, Kansas to participate in the Police Officer Physical Abilities Test (P.O.P.A.T.) at 1 p.m. There is a video posted on the police department recruiting web site (www.topeka.org/JoinTPD) that demonstrates how to best prepare for the Police Officer Physical Abilities Test.
Anyone wanting to participate in the testing for full time entry level police officer MUST pre-register for the testing either by visiting www.topeka.org/JoinTPD or visiting the Topeka Police Department (320 S. Kansas Ave.) to complete an interest card.
Equal Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Topeka to provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons. This policy prohibits discrimination because of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry or disability.