Police Officer Requirements – Missouri

Minimum Requirements to be a Police Officer in Missouri

  • is twenty one (21) years of age
  • is a United States citizen
  • is the holder of a valid high school diploma or its equivalent
  • is a graduate of a Basic Law Enforcement Training Center
  • has passed the Missouri Peace Officer License Exam
  • has no criminal history as outlined in Section 590.080.1 and Section 590.100.1, RSMo.