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The amount of time varies.
The following is an estimate and could be different depending on the availability of background investigators, recruiters, and business necessity:
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Read the instructions, be as thorough and truthful as possible.
Your application will not be considered if it is not completed correctly. Also, it is imperative that applicants really think about the questions asked in the application. We find that many applicants leave out vital information such as terminations, disciplines, and arrests, which if listed would not have affected their processing. You will be eliminated from the process if it is discovered that you falsified your application.
Approximately 60 days.
If it is determined that you are a viable candidate for a position and positions are available, you will be sent an Initial Testing Notice (and a full application for sworn positions). If we do not have any openings or testing is not available at the time that we receive your application, then you will receive a letter in the mail which will inform you of your status.
Due to the tremendous volume of applications we receive daily, we ask that you do not contact us to inquire about the status of your application or your processing. You will continue to be notified about your status as applicable.
Yes. The mailing address is both on the application itself and available online:
David Manuel, Chief of PoliceRecruiting and Training Section1837 Fennell StreetMaitland, FL 32751Phone: 407-539-6261
If you mail your application, we will not be able to inform you over the phone that we received it. If you want to make sure that your application was received, you need to drop if off to our office.
Send the change in writing.
If you have a change of address, phone number, a new employer, or need to add other information, please submit the change in writing to the address listed below. For a new employer, we need the employer name, date starting with new employer, address, phone number, and supervisor’s name. We also need the reason for leaving your last employer and last day of employment.
Maitland Police DepartmentRecruiting and Training Section1776 Independence LaneMaitland, FL 32751
Yes, you will receive a letter, during the next hiring cycle.
If you are certified, try applying to different departments and obtain at least two years of experience. If you are not certified, attend a basic law enforcement academy.
Some of the preferred qualifications that we look for in an applicant are: higher education, military experience, law enforcement related employment, stable work history and a good driving record. The following offer basic law enforcement academy training:
Contact our Professional Standards Division at 407-539-6224.