Recruitment of Police Officers in Haiti: Selection Criteria & Documents Required For Application

As per the announcement of Emmanuel Corvil, the Inspector of Police and the Chief of Service Staff from the National Police Academy, in accordance with the guidelines for recruitment that became effective from 1999, the Haitian government will recruit 1000 new police officers in the 2013-14 academic year. This appointment is a part of the planned program under the 'National Development Plan of Police (2012-2016)' to recruit 1000 new police officers every year.


Any aspiring candidate, regardless of gender, may submit own application for the post of "Police Officer" to any of the 16 commissariats within the country or at the departmental directorates of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) excepting the Department of Northwest in Port-de-Paix and Mole Saint-Nicolas.

The eligible candidates, irrespective of their qualifications, will have to appear an entrance examination to be held at the departmental offices of the PNH on their responsiveness and understanding on the subjects such as General Knowledge, Geography, History, Mathematics and writing ability.

The candidates will be considered upon the satisfaction of the following criteria:
• The applicant must be a national of Haiti.
• The age of the candidate must be more than 18 but less than 30 on the day of application.
• Minimum height is 1.67m and 1.60m for men and women respectively.
• He/ she was never convicted and sentenced for a crime of rape or for being infamous.
• He/ she must possess a minimum intellectual level of 9th Fundamental Year.

Documents to be submitted along with the application:
• The original and photocopy or extracts of archives of birth record
• Four copies of recent ID photos
• Originals and Copies of educational, academic or professional attainments
• Criminal record, if any, for last three months
• Certificate of fitness from a medical practitioner under the license of the Ministry of Public Health, Haiti

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