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GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
MINISTRY OF NATIONAL SECURITY
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO POLICE SERVICE

 

 

A person seeking to be a trainee shall complete an application form and submit it to the Police Officer in charge of the Police Station nearest to which the applicant resides. A candidate for appointment as a trainee Police officer must:
i. be a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago;
   
ii. be required to pass a medical examination conducted by a Government Medical Officer nominated for the purpose;
   
iii. be required to undergo a polygraph test, psychological test and be tested for dangerous drugs at the cost of the Service;
   
iv. be of good character as evidenced by a police certificate of character;
   
v. be not less than eighteen years and not more than thirty-five years of age on the 1st January of the year in which the appointment is made;
   
vi. in the case of a male, be of good physique and at least one hundred and sixty-seven centimetres in height; or
   
vii. a female, be of good physique and at least one hundred and fifty centimetres in height;
   
viii. possess passes in five subjects in the CXC Examinations, including English Language, at General Proficiency at Grade I, II, or III or at Basic Proficiency at Grade I in all five subjects, or five G.C.E. 0’ Level passes, including English, at Grade A, B or C in all five subjects, or produce proof of having reached an equivalent or higher standard of education;
   
ix. possess a Trinidad and Tobago driver’s permit with a class 3 endorsement to drive light motor vehicles;
   
x. be required to pass a physical examination and an agility test; and
   
xi. be required to pass a written examination.

 


 

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