The Rogers Police Department is always
accepting applications for all positions, but may not have a
position open at the time of application. Your application
will be kept on file for six months for consideration if a
position becomes available.
You may apply for the following positions anytime.
However, there may not be a position currently available:
PTO (Prisoner Transport Officer)
Police Service Representatives
Training is provided for all positions, although previous
experience is preferable.
You may pick up an application for employment at the front
reception desk Monday through Friday 8-5. Return your
application to the same and it will be reviewed. The Rogers
Police Department conducts a thorough background
investigation on all employees, both civilian and sworn.
During consideration of your application you will be subject
to such terms and conditions as stated on the application
regarding your background history.
Minimum standards for
employment as Police Officer are:
1. Be a citizen of the United States.
2. Be at least 21 years of age.
3. Be fingerprinted and a search initiated of state and
national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record.
4. Be free of a felony record. A felony record shall mean
having entered a plea of guilty, been found guilty, or
otherwise having been convicted of an offense, the
punishment for which could have been imprisonment in a
federal penitentiary or a state penitentiary. The fact that
an individual has received a pardon or their record has been
expunged shall not release the individual from having a
felony record for the purposes of this regulation.
5. Be of good character as determined by a thorough
6. Be a high school graduate or have passed the General
Education Development (GED) Test indicating high school
7. Be examined by a licensed physician.
8. Be interviewed personally prior to employment by the
department head or his representative, or representatives to
determine such things as the applicantís motivation,
appearance, demeanor, attitude and ability to communicate.
9. Be examined by an individual licensed to practice
psychiatry or psychology and qualified to perform such
evaluations in the State of Arkansas, who after examination
finds the officer to be competent and recommends the agency
hire the individual.
10. Possess a valid driverís license.
You may also download the city employment application
return it to the Records Office at the Rogers Police