Explore rewarding careers with the Bristol Tennessee Police Department
EXPEDITED TESTING PROCESS
Explosive Ordnance Disposal
School Resource Officer Program
EXCELLENT CITY BENEFITS
Paid training at a police academy
Health, dental, and life insurance
$0 copay employee health clinic
Health Reimbursement Arrangement
Vacation and sick Leave
Twelve paid holidays a year
State retirement package
Voluntary supplemental benefits
Additional information about the benefits available and application assistance are available by contacting the Human Resources Office at (423) 989-5526.
ELIGIBILTY AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
To be considered for employment, applicants must be at least 21 years old, a U.S. citizen, a high school or GED graduate, and be in compliance with all standards set forth by the Tennessee Peace Officers Standard & Training Commission. The selection process consists of competitive testing, including both a written test and a fitness assessment, an oral interview, and a thorough background investigation.
New officers receive 9 to 12 weeks of training at a police academy, followed by 16 weeks of on-the-job training under the supervision of an experienced field training officer. Following completion of field training, each officer is assigned to a patrol shift and must complete a 12-month probationary period.
The City of Bristol Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City does not discriminate based on race, color, sex, religion or national origin, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.