- Sheriff's Office
- Selection Process
- PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST
- WRITTEN EXAM
- ORAL BOARD INTERVIEW
The oral board interview is a professional interview with you and three members of the department, a deputy, a sergeant, and a lieutenant. Dress appropriately and think before you speak.
- BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
Your background investigation will be conducted by a member of this agency. A thorough investigation is a long process and you must understand that your file may not be the only background the investigator has. Your background may take up to 4-6 weeks to complete, please be patient.
A pre-employment polygraph screening examination will be conducted by a licensed Polygrapher in accordance with New Mexico state law, in order to verify information placed on the applicants PIQ/PHS. This test measures simultaneous electro dermal, cardiovascular and respiratory responses utilizing formats approved by the American Polygraph Association.
- PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION
The psychological evaluation is a two segment examination lasting approximately 4 hours. The examination consists of a lengthy multiple choice written exam and one on one interview with the department psychologist.
- SHERIFF REVIEW
- MEDICAL EVALUATION
The medical examination will be conducted by a department appointed physician. A complete physical including but not limited to vision, hearing, heart, blood work will be conducted.
- UPON ACCEPTANCE
Cadets will continue to the Academy and Laterals will work with a Field Training Officer.
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