Entry level & lateral Testing Information

The Casper Police Department application process is conducted in three phases and requires at least two trips to Casper pending completion through each phase.

The three phases are:

Phase One First trip to Casper (or remote testing location if offered)

  • Physical Fitness Test [Click here for fitness standards!]
  • Written Exam [Click here for written test information!]
  • Oral Interview [Click here for interview resources!]

Phase Two

  • Background Investigation
  • Receive a Conditional Offer of Employment

Phase Three Second Trip to Casper

  • Medical Exam (to include a drug screen)
  • Polygraph (this may* take place in PHASE ONE)
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Chief’s Interview
  • Receive Final Offer of Employment

The testing and hiring process takes approximately 2-3 months, from submission of the application to your date of hire.

Initial testing examinations are the SAME for Entry-Level AND Lateral police applicants. Click here for more lateral testing/hiring information!

Job Announcements are updated periodically. Please register for job alerts and contact the Career Service division at pdcareerservices@casperwy.gov. Please refer to Casper Police Current Hiring Process for testing date details.

  • Applications are only accepted for one testing cycle at a time. If you miss a testing cycle, you must reapply when another testing cycle opens up. Sign up for alerts to be notified when the application period is open for future testing.
  • To receive an electronic job alert status of the next testing dates, go to Casper Police Jobs and complete the following: ‘Click Here To Apply’, go to ‘Job Interest Alerts’ and select ‘Law Enforcement’.