Background Process (FAQ)

What can I do to expedite my background investigation process?
Respond, as soon as possible, to any outstanding requests for information from your background investigator. Selecting dependable personal references is vit...
Mon, May 14, 2018 at 10:22 AM
Will previous drug use disqualify me from being a Columbus Police Officer?
It could depending on the drug used and when it was last used. Please visit our website for more information.
Mon, May 14, 2018 at 10:57 AM
Will a declared bankruptcy disqualify me from becoming a Police Officer?
Mon, May 14, 2018 at 11:05 AM
I have top secret clearance in the military. Will CPD still conduct a full background investigation?
Yes, the Columbus Police Department conducts a full, comprehensive background investigation on every applicant.
Sun, Jan 5, 2020 at 5:25 PM