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2016 MPD Academy Training Sessions

Class Start Date End Date Open to

33rd Regional / 18th Lateral Recruit Session

 

March 14, 2016 June 3, 2016 Currently in Session

121st Basic Recruit Session

 

April 4, 2016 August 26, 2016 Currrently in Session

Accepting Applications for 122nd Basic Recruit Session

Currently -

Entry Test

3 of 3

Last Day to Apply

June 3, 2016 5:00 pm

 

*PAT / Written Entry Exam

Saturday, June 11, 2016

at 6:30 am

122nd Basic Recruit Session

 

September 19, 2016 February 10, 2017
Currently accepting applications for qualifying applicants

Accepting Applications for 34th Regional / 19th Lateral Recruit Session

Currently -

Entry Test

1 of 2

Last Day to Apply

June 3, 2016 5:00 pm

*PAT / Written Entry Exam

Saturday, June 11, 2016

at 6:30 am

34th Regional / 19th Lateral Recruit Session

 

September 12, 2016 December 2, 2016
Currently accepting applications for qualifying applicants

51st P.S.T. Recruit Session

 

May 30, 2016 July 8, 2016
Closed to New Applicants

123rd Basic Recruit Session

N / A

Entry Test

1 of 3

Last Day to Apply

N / A

*PAT / Written Entry Exam

Saturday, July 23, 2016

at 6:30 am

123rd Basic Recruit Session

 

March 20, 2017 August 11, 2017
Upcoming

All dates are tentative, subject to change, and open to recruits whose applications have been accepted. Contact a MPD Recruiter for details.

*Entry Test require Applicants to successfully pass the following for hiring consideration:

  • Running Test (1.5 miles within 15 minutes or less)
  • Physical Ability Test (an obstacle course which simulates a foot chase)
  • Written Exams (Basic Reading Comprehension Test & Problem Solving Assessments)

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What does “Basic Recruit Session #120” mean?

Each police recruit class is given a class number so the “120th” would be the 120th recruit class. Each class is then given a color to distinguish them from other recruit classes that may also be at the academy. If you are entering the “120th Blue” class then your class color would be blue. Each recruit wears a colored shirt during training that identifies them with their class.

Will there be any more classes in 2015?

Yes. The dates for future police recruit classes have been set and will be posted as soon as dates become available.

What is a Police Recruit Lateral?

The MPD’s Lateral Sessions are designed for current Police Officers from other police departments who want to join the Memphis Police Department.

The Memphis Police Department will allow applicants, who have obtained a P.O.S.T Certification and meet the requirements of this program, to transfer to the Memphis Police Department Lateral Entry Program. Applicants who meet the criteria of this program will be required to attend and complete a twelve (12) week abbreviated training curriculum.



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