Steps for applicants that are not Law Enforcement Certified.

Step 1
Complete job application.
Step 2
Take South Dakota Law Enforcement written examination.
Testing information can be found here.
Step 3
Review physical requirements and minimum qualifications.

All applicants (except those currently law enforcement certified) must take the South Dakota Law Enforcement written test and receive a score of at least 60%, or have a current test format score of at least 60% on file, to be eligible to advance in the selection process. The current test format was introduced in May 2012. Test scores from tests taken before May 2012 are no longer valid.  

To check your test score on file, please call 605.773.3148.

If you have any questions please contact John Stewart at 605.773.3148.