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Minimum Requirements
High Standards
The Pembroke Pines Police Department hires only the finest and most qualified candidates available. We seek candidates with a good, positive attitude and who meet our high standards.

Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements are as follows:
  • US citizenship and at least 19 years of age
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Applicants must pass the TABE test with a minimum score of 12.9 in language / reading / spelling and 11.0 in math
    • Applicants who have obtained at least an Associates of Arts degree from an accredited institution will not be required to submit TABE scores
  • CJ BAT test with an 80% minimum score
  • Swim test, passing valid for life
  • Physical agility test within the past six months
  • Behavioral assessment test; an oral board and intensive background investigation
  • Polygraph exam and psychological screening
  • Command review and chief’s interview
  • A copy of FDLE certificate (if Florida certified)
  • Medical and drug screen; No felony convictions and certain misdemeanors
  • Stable work history
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Honorable discharge if any service in the military (Original DD214, member four, must be presented at time of application)

Additional Testing

Prior to being considered for employment by the Pembroke Pines Police Department, all applicants must successfully pass the following:
  • Personal history questionnaire review (intensive background investigation to include an extensive criminal history, driving record, and credit check)
  • Polygraph
  • Psychological exam
  • Command review
  • Chief’s interview
  • Drug screening
  • Medical exam

Failure to pass any one of these exams will render you disqualified from employment with the City of Pembroke Pines Police Department.