Police Officer Candidate Requirements - Rochester Police Department

  • United States CitizenPRIDE - Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Dedication, Excellence
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 19 years-of-age and not have reached their 35th birthday on or before the date of the written test (except as defined in Section 243 (10-a) of the Military Law), and must be at least 20 years-of-age at the time of appointment.
  • Valid Drivers License
  • No Felony Convictions
  • Good Physical Condition
  • Good Moral Character
  • Residency is not a requirement at the time you apply, but you must live in Monroe County or one of the surrounding counties (Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans or Wayne) if you are hired.