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FAQ's

  • Are you a U.S. Citizen?
    If no, you do not meet the requirements to apply to the Tulsa Police Academy.
  • Are you between the ages of 21 and 45?
    To apply, you must be between the ages of 21 and 45 at the start of the Academy.
  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
    You must have a Bachelor’s Degree at start of the Academy (graduating within a year to begin testing). Any degree is acceptable from a Regionally Accredited University. OR you can be a current Junior/Senior in Partner University (NSU, OSU-Tulsa, ECU, RSU) approved to obtain course credit for TPD Academy (specified degree program).
  • Do any of these apply to you?
    Any drug use/possession/conviction within 2 years prior to application with exception of marijuana. *Marijuana use must cease and MMC must be expired/cancelled on the date of application Felony convictions or convictions to prohibit carrying firearm Misdemeanor arrest/conviction within 2 years prior to application Misdemeanor DUI conviction within 5 years prior to application Five (5) or more hazardous moving violations within 2 years prior to application Dishonorable military discharge Bankruptcy within 2 years prior to application Two failures in any testing phase Crime of Moral Turpitude including felony DUI conviction. If so, you do not meet the requirements to apply to the TPD Academy.
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