Do you have a strong desire to help your community and make a difference in people’s lives?

The Sumter Police Department is looking for individuals to join our team who exemplify honor, integrity, and respect. As a Sumter police officer, you will provide citizens with a safe and secure environment while working to improve the quality of life for everyone who calls Sumter home. If you’re interested in joining us, determine your eligibility today.

For telecommunications/civilian employment opportunities with Sumter Police Department, click to view opportunities on the Sumter, SC city page.

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Police Officer Eligibility Requirements

Answer the questions below to see if you qualify to become a Sumter police officer.

Are you at least 21 years old?
Are you an American Citizen?
Have you ever defaulted on a student loan?
Have you ever been convicted of a felony?

THE SUMTER POLICE DEPARTMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Competitive Salary and Benefits

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Pre-Academy
Prep

Physical Assessment Test

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Incentives

Homebuyer’s Assistance

Up to $10,000

College Education Assistance

Two Classes Per Term

Advanced Training
Bonuses

Annual Service
Appreciation Drawings

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