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No. You have to be 21 years of age at the time that you submit your application.
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No. A large percentage of employees who have prior military service are currently working for our department.
No. You have to be within a 30 day window of either your Expiration of Term of Service or “ETS” or “Terminal Leave” before you can apply.
No. The written test is considered a “general knowledge” test; not a law enforcement test.
No. A military security clearance background investigation does not substitute for our department ‘s background investigation.
No. The Department pays for the Academy. You will be paid while you are attending the Academy and transportation is provided to and from the Academy.
No. We use the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy located in Donelson, Tennessee. You will stay at the Academy. The normal work week while attending the academy, is Sunday afternoons to Thursday evenings, and then you get to come home on the weekend.
Not as long as you live with 45 minutes of our headquarters building which is located at 135 Commerce Street, Clarksville, Tennessee.