The Merriam Police Department welcomes all qualified applicants without regard their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, or disability.

Applicants for public safety positions may be subject the following: physical fitness testing, polygraphs, background investigations, reference checks, psychological exams. Where inquiries credit worthiness are conducted, the applicant will receive a copy of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Hiring Process

  1. Grammar Test and VideTest
  2. Written Testing/Applicant Processing
    • Personal History Review
  3. Physical Abilities Test
  4. Ride-a-long
  5. Panel Interview
  6. Background Investigation
  7. Polygraph

More Information

For additional information regarding Merriam's application and testing process, please contact Cpt. Troy Duvanel or call 913.322.5560.