The process for the Bardstown Police Department for a new applicant is as follows:
1.Submit an application to the City of Bardstown (When accepting applications).
2.The Chief's interview.
3.Physical agility test- Police Officer Professional Standards (POPS).
4.Psychological test / Interview.
5.Agency background investigation to include:
Criminal history background for any criminal offenses
Education / Special training
Over all, in-depth investigation of an applicants character and background.
8.Any follow up interview(s).
9.Selection of candidate.
10.Conditional job offer.
11.Successfully complete a 20 week academy at The Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond Ky.
12. After completing the 20 week academy, you must complete a 16 week field training evaluation with a Police Training Officer.