October 1, 2022

How An Applicant Becomes an Officer


Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) With Monday’s swearing in of four new officers to the Garden City Police Department, it brings up the question what is the process from start to finish.  Police chief James Hawkins explains.

 

 

Hawkins says the entire process can take a couple of months.  Once hired, it can take up to a year before an officer begins making a significant contribution to the force.