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Non Sworn - includes Community Service Officer

Candidates who successfully pass the written exam will receive a letter instructing them to complete a Personal History Statement (PHS) (non-sworn version) and return it by the due date to the Human Resources Department. The instructions are specific to our agency; do not use the version from the POST website. Only the most current version of the PHS form (as posted on our website) will be accepted.

The form is posted here to give candidates an idea of what will be required of them in providing background information; this is only the first step in the background process.  The PHS must be completed by hand (handwritten) and in ink. There should be not spelling errors or cross-outs on your final draft. No PHS form will be accepted after the due date for any reason. If a candidate fails to return the PHS form by the due date, that candidate will no longer be considered in that recruitment process. Include as much detail as possible; candidates will be questioned about PHS detail during polygraph testing. Omissions on the PHS may be cause for disqualification.

The form is in color; you may opt to print it out in greyscale.

Sworn

Police Officer Trainee
Candidates who successfully pass the written exam process will receive a letter instructing them to complete a Personal History Statement (PHS) (sworn version) and return it by the due date to the Human Resources Division. The instructions are specific to our agency; do not use the version from the POST website.  Only the most current version of the PHS form (as posted on our website) will be accepted.

The PHS must be completed by hand (handwritten) and in ink. There should be not spelling errors or cross-outs on your final draft. No PHS form will be accepted after the due date for any reason. If a candidate fails to return the PHS form by the due date, that candidate will no longer be considered in that recruitment process. Include as much detail as possible; candidates will be questioned about PHS detail during polygraph testing. Omissions on the PHS may be cause for disqualification.

The form is in color; you may opt to print it out in greyscale.

Police Officer Lateral/Academy Graduate
Candidates must submit a Personal History Statement (PHS) (sworn version) along with a City application form and DMV driving record printout (see job flyer). The instructions are specific to our agency; do not use the version from the POST website. Only the most current version of the PHS form (as posted on our website) will be accepted.

The PHS must be completed by hand (handwritten) and in ink. There should be no spelling errors or cross-outs on your final draft. Include as much detail as possible; candidates will be questioned about PHS detail during polygraph testing. Omissions on the PHS may be cause for disqualification.

The form is in color; you may opt to print it out in greyscale.

Last updated: 10/17/2013 11:41:15 AM