Dear Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in a career with the City of Simpsonville Police Department. To begin the application process, all applicants are required to submit a complete application packet. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Requirements of applicant:

21 years of age for Sworn Officer or 18 years of age for all other positions
High School Diploma or GED · Ability to complete required training
Possess a valid South Carolina Driver’s License at the time of Commission
Application packet must include:

Signed Application (Available at the City’s Human Resource Department or may be downloaded at or
Signed Waivers and Notarized where applicable
Copy of Law Enforcement Certification (if previously certified)
Copy of Social Security Card and Driver’s License · Copy of High School Diploma or State GED Certificate
Copy of Birth Certificate or Certificate of Naturalization (if US citizen through Naturalization process)
A Certified Copy of College Degree or Transcript(s), if you have attended or graduated from college
A copy of DD214 (former military service members must furnish their final DD214)

As an equal opportunity employer, it is the policy of the City of Simpsonville Police Department to only hire qualified applicants who are best suited for employment with our agency. The City does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or any other status protected by law. The following steps may occur in the employment process:

Preliminary review of application packet (HR to determine minimum qualifications and then by the Simpsonville Police Department)
Preliminary background investigation to include at a minimum: Driver’s History & Criminal History (NCIC)
Job Related Written Test- The Police Officer Selection Test. · Oral Interview Board · Conditional Offer of Employment
Interview with Chief of Police
Credit Check
Online Personal History Questionnaire
Polygraph Examination
Background Investigation
Psychological Testing
Drug testing and physical examination

You will be contacted if you are considered beyond the preliminary review of your application. Our process could take up to four months depending on the department’s status of hiring, the scheduling of testing and the applicant’s particular background. Should you not be selected at this time, you may reapply and repeat the process after one year has passed. If your personal contact information changes during the selection process, please contact Inv. Jay Weibel at 864-967 9536 or Captain Manley at 864-228-2887 or email at . Please do not contact the Department to determine the status of your application. A member of the Department will contact you if you are selected to participate in the employment process beyond the review of your application package.

Best Wishes,

Chief. M.D. Hanshaw