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Application Process

Your application and responses to the Pre-Screening Questionnaire will be reviewed and evaluated. Employment is subject to successful completion of the Police Officer Selection Test (POST), structured oral interview, background investigation interview, medical exam, physical abilities test, psychological exam, and a comprehensive background investigation. The POST and oral interviews are currently being offered virtually. To participate in our hiring process, you will need to travel to the Washington, D.C. area if you advance to the background investigation stage. The Supreme Court does NOT pay a travel per diem, hotel costs, or travel expenses for applicants to participate in our hiring process.

The four events for the Physical Abilities Test (PAT) will be:
  • A Slalom Run between two (2) sets of cones, placed 75 feet apart for an overall distance of 375 feet;
  • Descending and Ascending one (1) flight of steps, completing five (5) down and up series;
  • Dragging a 165 lbs. rescue dummy a distance of 40 feet;
  • Fifteen (15) single-handed trigger pulls with each hand, while the arm is extended. The timer will stop once the 30th trigger pull is completed.

Applicants who are hired will also be required to successfully complete the 13-week Uniformed Police Training Program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, GA. Please note that the Supreme Court Police Department has been informed that FLETC will require all trainees who do not have up-to-date vaccinations against SARS-CoV-2 to report five days early for quarantine, and to agree to be tested for COVID-19 once per week. To be considered to have up-to-date vaccinations according to FLETC standards, an officer has to have received their final dose of a two-dose vaccine (or single dose of a one-dose vaccine), as well as one booster dose, no earlier than 14 days prior to their arrival at the campus.

Due to the high number of applications received and the number of positions available, passing all phases of the hiring process does not guarantee an offer of employment if better qualified applicants are identified.

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