Application Process

In order to become a City of Erie police officer, interested candidates must follow the current application process, outlined below.

Applications are available online from April 13, 2020 to July 10, 2020 at:
https://northeast.mercyhurst.edu/municipal-police-training-academy/police-testing . Each application must include a signed money order for $80 payable to Mercyhurst University Police Academy.

Regarding applications:

  • Must include a signed money order for $80 payable to “Mercyhurst University Police Academy”
  • No personal checks will be accepted
  • No refunds
  • Do not send resume or cover letter or personal records or certificates

Applications can be dropped off in person, emailed, or mailed to:

Mercyhurst University Police Academy
16 W. Division Street
North East, PA 16428

Applications must be dropped off, emailed or postmarked by July 10, 2020.

  • Registration opens: April 13, 2020
  • Registration deadline: July 10, 2020
  • Physical agility test: August 1, 2020
  • Written test: August 1, 2020

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