Charleston WV Police Department


Test Results




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Written Test Info

70 is passing and those who passed should have received an email to schedule their PT test. If you haven't received an email, we will be contacting you in the next few days.


Last NameFirst NameScoreVetFinal Score
StrattonDennis88593
MoutzHannahh Grace93 93
O'ShaughnessyMichael Patrick91 91
HarperTyler91 91
HashimuraIan91 91
MeansDaniel90 90
SellardsClaire88 88
FortierMichael86 86
HernandezRobert81586
JohnstonSarah86 86
StoverJacob84 84
IezziBrenden84 84
BallJennifer84 84
CruickshankBryan83 83
NicelyZachary83 83
BlackwellGlen83 83
O'NealElbert Lee77582
PlearJeffrey75580
MessineoEthan80 80
ChaffinJason79 79
NowlinJacob79 79
TanzeyWilliam79 79
HilbertJordan79 79
Dressel JRBarry79 79
LindseyTimmedrk78 78
TaylorJeffrey73578
CummingsZachary76 76
FosterBrent75 75
CaulderJoshua75 75
BreedingJackson Olen75 75
FerrebeeAndrew James74 74
TolerJordan74 74
TomblinJamie74 74
Bogardus IIIDonald74 74
WilliamsAaron74 74
TerwilingerRashawn72 72
McKitrickAustin72 72
CastoTerrence71 71
HuntWilliam71 71
Kell Jr.Mark70 70

Requirements:

Education: A High School Diploma or equivalent.

All applicants who are employed must complete a Basic Police Officer Academy Class (Salary is received during training.). Normally the class is held at the West Virginia State Police Academy, Institute, WV. It is approximately 15 weeks in length. After completing the academy training the officer attends Orientation Training and is placed in the Field Training Program.

Requirements:

  • Must be between 18 and 40 years of age.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must pass the written examination
  • Must pass a physical ability test
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation
  • Must be able to pass a polygraph examination
  • Must be able to pass a medical screen
  • Must be able to pass a physiological examination
  • Must Not have any visible tattoos as viewed in a short sleeve uniform shirt

Hiring Process

Written Exam: The Charleston Police Department Civil Service Commission conducts a written examination. The Written Examination will be given first in the employment process with each applicant required to pass a minimum standard on this examination prior to going to the next step and performing the Physical Ability Test. The written exam evaluates such factors as aptitude, job knowledge and other related factors to determine the relative fitness for the position. Applicants are placed on a Civil Service List ranked in the order of the test scores and credit for military service. The Written Examination will consist of the following topics:

  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spelling
  • Language
  • Number Operations
  • Problem Solving

Physical Ability Test: The Charleston Police Department Civil Service Commission conducts a physical ability examination for applicants. The ability test consists of total push ups within one minute; total bent-leg sit-ups within one minute; and a 1.5 mile run.

Push-Ups/1 minute

The Charleston Police Department Civil Service Commission requires applicants to be able to do at least 18 push-ups within 1 minute

Sit-Ups/1 minute

The Charleston Police Department Civil Service Commission requires applicants to be able to do at least 28 sit-ups within 1 minute

1.5 Mile Run

The Charleston Police Department Civil Service Commission requires applicants to be able to run 1.5 miles in at least 14 minutes and 36 seconds.

Additional Testing: After applicant has been placed on the Civil Service List they are subject to the following: Background Investigation with oral interview and fingerprint check; Driver Record check; Criminal history check; Employment history; Neighborhood check; Polygraph exam; Psychological screening; Physical and Medical exam.

You may complete our online-application if you wish to be considered for our next hiring phase. Thank you for your interest in the Charleston Police Department.

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