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Medical Exam

The final step in the hiring process is a medical examination. The medical exam is performed by a licensed and qualified physician. The purpose for the exam is to ensure candidates are in good health and able to perform the duties of a police officer. 

The medical examination is one of the requirements by California's Commission on Peace Officer and Standards and Training (CA POST) 

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Candidates can apply at *New recruits (non-laterals) must register with the National Testing Network prior to taking the written exam.

1. Apply Online


The Chief of Police and BPD Command Staff will meet and interview you to determine if you're a qualified candidate to join our team.

5. Chief's Interview


Candidates must pass the NTN written exam with a score of 70% or higher. For more information, follow the link below.

2. Written Exam

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An extensive background check will be completed to ensure candidates meet the high standards required to join Burbank PD.

6. Background Check

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Law enforcement is a physically-demanding career. Candidates must complete a physical agility course in two minutes or less. 

3. Physical Agility


A psychological exam is designed to evaluate a candidate's ability to handle the stresses that accompany a career in law enforcement.

7. Psychological Exam

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Following successful completion of the physical agility course, candidates must pass an in-person, panel interview.

4. Oral Interview


A medical exam ensures candidates are in good health and ready to perform the essential duties of a police officer.

8. Medical Exam

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