What are the requirements to be a Police Officer?

-Excellent physical condition
-U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status
-Attainment of the age twenty-one (21) years on or before the application deadline
-Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Washington State driver license within 30 days of hire and the ability to maintain it for the duration of employment
-Not on the current eligible register for Police Officer Entry-Level (per Civil Service Rule 2.12)
-Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent

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1. Can I have exposed tattoos and be a Police Officer?
2. What are the requirements to be a Police Officer?
3. What does the hiring process entail?
4. What is involved in the background investigation?
5. Where is the Human Resources Department?
6. Will my current employer be contacted?