Longview Police Department is looking for young people ages 16 to 21 interested in law enforcement careers to join the agency's cadet program. The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.
Police cadets are unpaid volunteers who support law enforcement while experiencing what it’s like to be a police officer. Cadets play a key role in such major community events as the Go 4th celebration, the Unique Tin Car Cruise and crime prevention fairs. The cadet program's objectives are to build character and good citizenship, develop leadership skills and encourage appreciation for community service.
If you are interested in joining the Longview PD cadets, you must :
• Be between the ages of 16 and 21 years of age and have completed the 8th grade
• Have a guardian’s approval and signatures on an application packet (if under age 18)
• Be in ordinary good health and have no physical defects that would hamper performance of duties
• Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher in school or have graduated from an accredited high school or GED program
• Be a citizen of the United States and live within one hour of LPD unless authorized by the Chief of Police to reside elsewhere
• Be able to read and write English fluently
• Never have been convicted of any felony
• Have had no arrests for offenses involving moral turpitude or a pattern of arrests, which indicate moral character of a questionable nature
Application packets are available at the Longview Police Department main station at 1351 Hudson St. between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and at the Highlands Satellite Office between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday. Completed applications must be turned in at the main station.
Questions may be directed to Corporal Danielle Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org