Vandalia accepting applications for police officer

A pursuit reported to have begun in Huber Heights this afternoon, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, has ended in a crash and the suspect reportedly in custody, according to initial reports.
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A pursuit reported to have begun in Huber Heights this afternoon, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, has ended in a crash and the suspect reportedly in custody, according to initial reports.

The City of Vandalia Division of Police is accepting applications for police officer.

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Applicants must be 21 years old by June 19. They must possess or obtain, upon appointment, a valid Ohio driver’s license, Ohio Peace Officer, and Ohio Emergency Medical Responder certifications.

Selected candidates must reside within Montgomery County or in an adjacent county to include Butler, Warren, Greene, Clark, Miami, Darke or Preble.

All application materials, which must include a personally composed, handwritten letter of interest, must be submitted in person or by U. S. Mail no later than noon, Monday, June 19.

Applications will not be accepted electronically.

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First round interviews will be held in late June. Final candidates must pass an extensive background investigation, truth verification, psychological and physical/drug screening.

The starting salary is $58,231.