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Employment - Qualifications

The following qualifications and standards are established to ensure hiring the best candidates for employment. BASIC qualifications and requirements are:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record.
  • Must have no felony or domestic violence convictions.
  • Must have ability to possess a firearm.
  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have minimum of 60 post-high school education credits at an approved college, university, or technical school. 
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must pass physical, psychological, vision, and drug screen examinations.
  • Must be eligible for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board certification, or be currently certified.

In addition to the basic requirements above, IDEAL candidate qualifications are:

  • Mature individual
  • Possess good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Computer literacy and operating
  • Good public relations skills
  • Good moral character
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions
  • Ability to react quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • Able to work weekends, nights, and holidays
  • Able to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Able to use all standard law enforcement equipment

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