The 2023 Lancaster County, PA Police Officer Exam is scheduled as follows:

Physical assessment: August 19 or 26, 2023 – Harrisburg Area Community College

Written exam: September 10, 2023 – Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center

Registration deadline in August 12, 2023

The Lancaster County Chiefs of Police Association and many of its member agencies and have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. 

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  • The Agility test will be administered prior to the written test on August 19, 2023 and August 26, 2023 at Harrisburg Area Community College. The applicant can pick which date is best for them. More information about this will be provided once the application is submitted through PoliceApp. 
  • Applicants who pass the physical assessment will take a written examination on September 10, 2023 at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Cente.r
  • Registration fee of $50 is Non-Refundable.


How It Works:

Pay one fee + Take one physical assessment + Take one written exam = Valid test results for 12 months

A single application fee of $50 covers your fee for a standardized written exam, physical assessment, and all PoliceApp processing fees when you submit an application to a participating department.

Your application eligibility period begins on the date you take the written exam. During this period, you may apply for any position advertised by a department participating in the LCCPA program online with PoliceApp, provided you meet that department’s minimum score requirements, as well as any other department-specific prerequisites.



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Neither LCCPA nor can control how many departments will recruit over the course of any given period. A minimum number of open positions cannot be guaranteed. Each department is responsible for its own hiring standards, prerequisites, and hiring timeline. No additional charges will be assessed by during the eligibility period. All agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers.