Careers in Law Enforcement

WPD Digital Recruiting Ad You're invited to an informational open house to learn how to start your career with the Whitehall Division of Police. Speak with members of the police department and have your questions answered. Come as you are, no need to dress up, just stop by and learn about a rewarding career in law enforcement.

Saturday, Nov. 12th
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Whitehall Division of Police****
365 S. Yearling Rd.
Whitehall, OH 43213

**** Please note the change of location
  1. Officer Application Process
  2. Benefits
  3. Career Paths
  4. Contact
The process to become a police officer with the Whitehall Division of Police is multi-phased. A candidate may be removed at any stage of the process for failing any step or not meeting hiring criteria. 

  1. Read over the qualifications to become a Whitehall Division of Police Officer and the City's Police Hiring Standards
  2. Submit your application to take the Police Officer Entrance Exam through the City of Whitehall's Human Resources department. Click here for more information. 
  3. Take the Police Officer Entrance Exam.
  4. Top candidates are selected for interviews.
  5. First interview
  6. Polygraph test
  7. Background check
  8. Conditional employment offer is made.
  9. Physical 
  10. Psychological test
  11. Either receive your official start date or receive your start date for the Ohio Police Officer Training Academy.

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