What is the hiring bonus and when is it paid?

We currently offer a $5,000 hiring bonus for those that are not already certified as a police officer (in any state).  We offer a $10,000 signing bonus for anyone certified as a police officer (in any state).

The hiring bonus is payable at the completion of field training.  For a non-certified officer, this is usually around 3 months after academy graduation.  For a certified officer, this would likely be 6-12 weeks after Delaware certification.

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1. What is the process to be hired as a police officer?
2. I am already a certified police officer. Do you accept lateral transfers?
3. Is there an age minimum or maximum to apply?
4. What is the hiring bonus and when is it paid?
5. What is your tattoo policy?
6. I don't have 60 college credits, but i have military service. Can I be hired?
7. I don't have 60 college credits, but I have prior police service. Can I be hired?
8. Do you have a residency requirement?
9. I live more than 100 miles from Newark, DE. Is there a special streamlined hiring process?
10. What is the physical fitness requirement?
11. What police academy will I attend?