How to Join Beloit Police Department

NOW HIRING!! BPD is currently accepting applications through August 5, 2024, for lateral applicants and those who need the academy.  Please click here for more information.   


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    Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old or older to apply
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or able to obtain citizenship prior to employment
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license
  • Cannot have any Felony convictions, Domestic Violence convictions, or any firearm restrictions
  • Must have 40 college credits and obtain 60 college credits within 5 years of service with the department
  • Eligible for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB) certification.
  • Must have the ability to speak and write the English language.  Bilingual speaking candidates highly desired.    
  • Additional Minimum Requirements for Lateral Candidates:
  • Must be a certified law enforcement officer with a minimum of 1 year of experience as a law enforcement officer. 
  • Must be a certified law enforcement officer with the State of Wisconsin or must pass the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Reciprocity Examination within 1 year of hire. 
  • 40 Credits at time of application; 60 credits prior to completion of 5th year of employment as a law enforcement officer from a school that is accredited with the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools or equivalent accrediting body.


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Last updated 6/4/2024 9:08:50 AM