the hiring of police officers, the Doylestown Township Police Department
conforms to the hiring standards put forth by the
and Training Commission
To apply for the position of Police Officer, candidates must meet the
(21) years at the time of appointment (twenty and a half [20½] years at
time of application. All applicants shall take residency in the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania within 60 days of employment.
Physical Condition: applicant must be in good health and physical
condition. Applicants will be required to successfully complete a
physical agility test in accordance with MPOETC standards.
Citizenship: Applicant must be a United States Citizen at time of
Minimum high school graduate or equivalent (G.E.D.). Must be able
to read, write and speak the English language fluently.
Background: Applicants must be of the highest caliber - no felony
or misdemeanor criminal convictions will be accepted. Must have
suitable driving record and valid Pennsylvania operators license prior
to appointment. Applicants must have positive employment and
job functions: Applicants must be able to perform the essential
job functions as a patrol officer.
new officers, the Doylestown Township Police Department participates in the
Bucks County Consortium which is a collaborative hiring process utilized by most of
Bucks County's police departments. The consortium is administered by
Police Training Director Harry McCann of the Bucks County Police Training
Center in Doylestown. Any persons desiring to participate in the next
testing should contact the training center:
McCann, Police Training Director Bucks County Police Training
Center 1760 South Easton Road
Doylestown, PA 18901