Eligibility: 21 years of age, High School diploma or equivalent, possess a valid drivers license on or before the deadline for submitting applications, U.S. Citizen, physically & mentally fit to perform the duties of police officer.
Applicants must comply with the Police Department's Personal Appearance Policy, General Order 41.3.4 on tattoos, branding, and body piercing. A copy of the Personal Appearance Policy shall be posted on the Police Department's website with the preliminary application form.
- Written Examination: Saturday, March 12, 2016 Abington Junior High School
- Physical Agility Test: Saturday,
April 16, 2016 Abington Senior High School
- Oral Examination:
(Location/Times to be announced)
- Deadline for applications: Monday,
February 29, 2016 at 4 p.m.
Subject matters to be covered in the written
examination will involve skills necessary for the position
of Police Officer in the Abington Township Police
Weight of written exam: 35% of total score
Weight of oral exam: 65% of total score
Veteran's Preference awarded for eligible
The top 180 scoring candidates (including
ties) in the written portion will be eligible to take the
Physical Agility Test. Candidates passing the Physical
Agility Test will be eligible to take the oral examination.
Candidates must achieve a score of at least 70% in the oral
examination in order to pass.