Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–107.01. Minimum standards for members of the Metropolitan Police Department.

(a) Repealed.

(b) Repealed.

(c) Repealed.

(d) Repealed.

(e) To be eligible for appointment as a sworn member of the Metropolitan Police Department, an applicant shall have either:

(1) Successfully completed 60 hours of post-secondary education at an accredited college or university;

(2) Served in the Armed Forces of the United States, including the Organized Reserves and National Guard, for at least 2 years on active duty and if separated from the military, have received an honorable discharge; or

(3) Served at least 3 years in a full-duty status with a full-service police department in a municipality or state within the United States and have resigned or retired in good standing.

(f) An applicant shall be ineligible for appointment as a sworn member of the Metropolitan Police Department if the applicant:

(1) Was previously determined by a law enforcement agency to have committed serious misconduct, as determined by the Chief by General Order;

(2) Was previously terminated or forced to resign for disciplinary reasons from any commissioned, recruit, or probationary position with a law enforcement agency; or

(3) Previously resigned from a law enforcement agency to avoid potential, proposed, or pending adverse disciplinary action or termination.