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The Fort Wayne Police Department is NOW ACCEPTING online applications for Basic and Lateral Patrol Officers.

The application process opens on October 12, 2020 at 8:00 am. Applications can be submitted 24/7. At this time no end-date has been set for the application deadline.

Applications CAN ONLY BE SUBMITTED ONLINE.


Please visit the following link to begin the application process:

 CLICK TO BEGIN THE APPLICATIONB


 
The following information will assist current applicants:

  • FWPD JOB DESCRIPTION:

pdfPatrol and Lateral Officer Job Description- CLICK HERE

  • WHAT TO EXPECT DURING THE PROCESS:  

Please CLICK HERE to learn more about the selection process overview.

  • THE FOLLOWING ARE DOCUMENTS TO HELP PREPARE YOU FOR THE EXAM:

 Reading Comprehension Manual:B

Candidates must study this guide for at least two weeks prior to their test dates. There will be twenty questions on the exam which draw directly from this Reading Manual. Click here to access the Reading Comprehension Manual: Reading Comprehension Manual for Entry-Level LE Officers


 Candidate Orientation Guide (Optional):B

Applicants may order the “NPST-R Candidate Orientation Guide” by clicking the following link:  Candidate Orientation Guide . The guide will cover the whole test which will include the practice test questions.

The NPST_R Candidate Orientation Guide can be downloaded as a PDF file and saved or printed. Please read through the disclaimer page in order to have a successful download.  There will be an option to pay with a PayPal account or as a PayPal guest with a debit/credit card. The download link will be located on the Order Details-Checkout Status page once payment is submitted and PayPal redirects the process back to the FPSI site. 

Applicants must pay close attention to ALL instructions on both FPSI and PayPal’s websites in order to download any guide properly.