The Mt. Juliet Police Department is seeking qualified, energetic, and dedicated individuals who are interested in a law enforcement career. Our department has a great, positive working environment with good benefits and a promising future as our city continues to grow

Our department hires well qualified applicants. Therefore, the testing and selection process is competitive. If you are interested in working for our department, we encourage you to start your hiring process now.

Remember, the police department can only accept applications when there is an active job posting from the city's Human Resources department.

  • Police Officer Qualifications
    • Must be 21 Years of age
    • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must not have been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor involving moral turpitude as the term is defined by law, and not having been released or discharged other than honorable conditions from any of the U.S. Armed Forces
    • Must have his or her fingerprints on file with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
    • Must pass a medical examination by a license physician
    • Must pass a drug screen by a license physician
    • Must have a good moral character as determined by a background investigation
    • Must be free of all apparent mental disorders as described in the Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Third Edition (DSM-11) of the American Phsychiatric Association, and must be certified as meeting the criteria by a qualified professional in psychiatric and psychological fields.
    • Must complete a POST approved police academy with a satisfactory score in all fields (If hired as an uncertified, the department will send the new hire to an academy)
    • Must possess a valid Tennessee drivers license
  • Job Description
  • Hiring Process
    • Application
    • Interview
    • Physical / Drug Screen
    • Psychological Exam
    • Background Check
    • Computerized Voice Stress Analyzation
    • Financial Check
  • Job Questions
    • Please call 615-754-2552 for all job application questions.

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