The City of Charlesotn requires that a Police Officer candidate be a United States citzen, of that a non-citizen be a permanent resident alien who, in accordance with the requirements of the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), is eligible and has applied for citizenship.

Durring the selection process, each non-citizen is required to prove that USCIS accepted his/her application for citizenship be granted within three years after the employment application date. For information regarding citizenship requirements, contact the USCIS

You do not have to be a resident of Charleston to apply for or work as a CPD Officer.