POST Certified Application Packet

Requirements

You will not be considered an applicant and we will take no further action unless your application includes all of the following documents noted:

  • POST Certified Applicant Checklist (PDF) to manage your application forms
  • Standard Application for Position of Peace Officer (PDF) in the State of Montana signed by the applicant
  • Missoula Police Department Personal History Statement (PDF) signed by the applicant
  • Missoula Police Department Drug Use Questionnaire (PDF) completed by the applicant
  • Missoula Police Applicant Letter of Understanding (PDF) signed by the applicant and witnessed by a notary public
  • Authorization to Release Information (PDF) signed by the applicant and witnessed by a notary public
  • Applicant Certification and Penalty Form (PDF) signed by the applicant and witnessed by a notary public
  • Military Records SF180 (PDF) signed by the applicant
  • Court-ordered Child Support Disclosure Form (PDF) signed by the applicant and witnessed by a notary public
  • Voluntary Self-Reporting Form (PDF) (not required but the City of Missoula Human Resource Office would appreciate it if applicants would voluntarily submit the form provided)
  • Montana Preference Law & Act (PDF) signed by the applicant
  • Certified copy of the applicant’s birth certificate
  • Photocopy of the applicant’s driver’s license
  • Photocopy of Selective Service Registration card, if applicable
  • All marriage licenses and divorce decrees, if applicable
  • Any name change documents, if applicable
  • Military discharge papers (DD Form 214), if applicable
  • GED certificate, if applicable
  • Certified copies of all high school and/or college transcripts from which the applicant reports credits earned or graduation; These must be submitted with your application, and they must be in the original, sealed unopened envelope the school sent them in
  • Do not have them sent directly to the Police Department but do not break the seal on the envelope when you receive it
  • Copy of citizenship or naturalization papers, if applicable
  • One credit report from each of the three major credit reporting bureaus dated no more than 30 days prior to the application submission. Do not provide any form of a "Three in One" free credit report.
  • Documentation of any other factors that the applicant wishes to have considered