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You must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment (20 1/2 at the time of testing).


Graduation from a U.S. High School, G.E.D. or equivalent from a U.S. institution that is recognized by the State of Kansas. College is recommended, but not required.

Applicant must be a United States Citizen

Health Requirements
You must have no health conditions that would restrict your ability to safely complete
Academy training and to perform all aspects of police work.

You must have normal ability to understand speech in noisy areas, understand whispered speech, and be able to localize sounds.

Your vision must be correctable to 20/30 in both eyes, with glasses or contact lenses. You must have normal peripheral vision and depth perception. Uncorrected vision of 20/100 in either eye, color blindness, crossed eyes, permanent abnormalities or loss of either eye are cause for rejection. Laser or Radial Karatomy correction is acceptable.

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