Background Investigation Application (All Positions)
Dispatch candidates can prepare and take practice tests on the CritiCall website.
The Newport News Police Recruiting Division conducts testing for police recruits every week. This includes a Written Test, Physical Agility Test and Assessment Exercise.
Testing for Police Officer Recruit applicants will be administered at either the Newport News Police Academy, located at 5851 Jefferson Avenue, or Newport News Police Headquarters, located at 9710 Jefferson Avenue. Applicants can call 757-928-4150 to register and to determine the location of the written test. The physical agility test is held at NNPD Headquarters, 9710 Jefferson Ave. Please review the list of qualifications and selection process for open positions.