Hiring Process

All applicants must meet the Harford County Sheriff's Office standards for hiring eligibility. Hiring requirements include successfully passing all of the following steps:

  • Physical Agility Test (Law Enforcement & Corrections Only)
    • 18 Push-Ups within 1 Minute
    • 27 Sit-Ups within 1 Minute
    • 1.5 Mile Run within 15mins 20secs
    • Handgun Trigger Pull (10x Each Hand)
  • Written Test (Law Enforcement & Corrections Only)
    • Average score of 70% or higher
  • Background Interview
  • Oral Board Interview
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Medical Examination
    • To include physical ability test & drug testing
  • Final selection by the Sheriff & official offer of employment

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