CADET REQUIREMENTS

CADET REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be compliant with the suitability factors defined by the City of San Antonio Fire and Police Civil Service Commission and meet the following minimum requirements to apply for the entry-level position of police cadet:

  • Minimum of 20 years, 6 months and a maximum of 45 years
  • High school diploma with a minimum of a “C” average OR a GED
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must read, write and speak English
  • Must meet all legal requirements necessary to become eligible for future licensing by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLOE).
  • Must meet the suitability requirements listed under rule IX. H(13) Use of Illicit Substances.

Requirements

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SAPD’s minimum requirements to apply

Rules & Disqualifications

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Civil Service rules & disqualifications

  • 2021 Delta Class – October 11th

CADET REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be compliant with the suitability factors defined by the City of San Antonio Fire and Police Civil Service Commission and meet the following minimum requirements to apply for the entry-level position of police cadet:

  • Minimum of 20 years, 6 months and a maximum of 45 years
  • High school diploma with a minimum of a “C” average OR a GED
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Driving record should reflect cautiousness and maturity

Pay & Benefit Info

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Requirements

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Disqualifications

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The Modified Academy
The Modified Academy

The SAPD has a Modified Training Academy for current or prior law enforcement officers who have served at least two years of service as a full-time, paid police officer in a patrol function.

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