the eugene police department is looking for men and women who are willing to protect and serve. currently -- the department has between seven to ten entry level officer positions. in order to be eligible -- applicants must be at least 21 years old. must have a high school diploma or g--e--d. applicants must also undergo a background check.
"we've always had an issue o being a little bit short staffed in a city of this size, typically statistics show that there are usually more officers than what we have and we're always trying to push to stay with the norm of how many sworn officers per capita." hear more about the specific qualities the eugene police department is looking for in a candidate on kezi 9 news at six.