Welcome to the selection process for the 118th Police Academy Class.
At this point, those selected/invited for consideration for the 118th Port Authority Police Academy Class should have received and thoroughly read through the initial communication, regarding next steps for the Port Authority police selection process. The 118th Police Academy class is anticipated to start April 2019 however this date is subject to change. It is your responsibility to download and complete all of the documents available below, obtain all other required documentation, and bring them with you to your appointment date as per the instructions provided below.
You are expected to submit all required documents on your scheduled Event 1 Background Investigation day and/or provide documentation/evidence of your good faith attempt to do so. After Event 1, failure to submit required documentation within the required timeframe will be viewed as a failure to cooperate with the investigation and may be grounds for disqualification.
A Schedule of Events document for the 118th Police Academy Class process is available below, and provides you with details pertaining to Event #1, which is the Background Investigation Processing event conducted by the PAPD Applicant Investigation Unit. At Event #1, you will be required to bring a completed, unsigned, copy of the Applicant Personal History Questionnaire, along with any and all required documents, a listing of which can be found on pages 5-7 of the document titled Required Documents Checklist. You are also required to bring proof that you satisfied the education and/or military service requirement. You are expected to organize this documentation into two separate packages, as illustrated below. Event #1 will be held over the weekend of September 8th and 9th, 2018, and you will be required to attend one (1) of these dates, which is identified for you in the Schedule of Events document below. Additionally, this document will also provide you with information regarding Event #2, which corresponds to the psychological/medical evaluation part of the process.
It is imperative that you meet the schedule for the 118th Police Academy Class process. Failure to comply with any of the requirements will result in your disqualification from further consideration in this process.
We encourage you to review all of the information provided to you and ensure that you meet all the established deadlines for the 118th Police Academy Class process.
We welcome your participation in this endeavor and wish you success.
Complete, obtain, and bring with you to Event #1 all of the required documents outlined for you in the document Schedule of Events