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The Parkersburg Police Department is looking for more officers. It's going to be testing for entry level police officers on Saturday, May 4 to fill multiple vacancies.

Those interested can pick up applications at the Parkersburg Police Department or download an application at this link.

Applications must be returned or received in the mail no later than 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, according to a news release from the Parkersburg Police Department.

Applicants must be a United States citizen, be between 18 and 40 years of age at the time of application, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and have a valid driver's license.

Those interested in applying must also be able to meet certain physical standards. Those include: 27 sit-ups in one minute, 18 push-ups in one minute, and 1.5 mile run completed in 15 minutes 20 seconds or less.

For more information, please contact the chief's office at 304-424-8412.