Testing Schedule for Regular & Lateral Candidates

Testing schedules are reviewed periodically and may be modified as deemed appropriate, without prior notice.



Event Date/Time/Location
Informational Seminar Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 at 6:00 PM
​Springfield Police South District Station, 2620 W. Battlefield Rd.
Accepting Applications for Lateral Testing
​Accepting Applications for Regular Testing
January 18th, 2019
​February 22nd, 2019
Application Deadline for Testing Purposes - Lateral Only
​Application Deadline for Testing Purposes - Regular and Lateral
January 11th, 2019
​​February 15th, 2019
Schedule Testing - Lateral Only
​Schedule Testing - All
The week of January 14th, 2019
​The week of February 18th, 2019
Written Exams - Lateral Only
*Pre-Background Questionnaire Due
Written Exam - All
​*Pre-Background Questionnaire Due
January 18th, 2019

​February 22nd, 2019
Schedule Interviews - Lateral Only
​Schedule Interview - All
Beginning January 18th, 2019
​Beginning February 22nd, 2019
Oral Boards/Interview - Lateral Only
​Oral Boards/Interview - All
The week of January 21st, 2019
​The week of February 25th, 2019
Interview Results to Candidates Within two weeks of completed interview
**Physical Agility February 22nd, 2019
Employment Offers Pending date
Post-Offer Exams Pending date
Final Notices Pending date
First day of the Academy - Lateral Only
​First day of the Academy - Regular Hires
April 29th, 2019
​Early 2020
*Please note: Pre-Background Questionnaire is due at the Written Exam check-in.
If you meet the minimum qualifications for the Police Recruit/Officer position and are interested in participating in the above testing process, please complete an application online. All applications must be received by the application deadline stated above.  You must submit your application in accordance with the testing date for which you wish to participate.