FWC Applicant Disqualifier List

Criminal History

  • Any felony conviction
  • A misdemeanor conviction involving domestic violence
  • A misdemeanor conviction involving perjury or a false statement

Military History

  • A dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States

Controlled Substance Abuse

  • Marijuana use in past two years
  • Controlled substances use, other than marijuana, in last five years

Driving History

  • DUI/BUI within past five years
  • Any traffic violation involving the refusal to submit to a breath/blood/urine test within five years
  • No more than four moving violations within the past three years

Prior Law Enforcement and Correctional Officers

  • Any sustained internal investigation for perjury or false statements

Vision Standard

  • Unaided vision shall not be less than 20/200 in each eye and shall be corrected to 20/20
  • Field of vision must be 160 degrees
  • Must have the ability to distinguish primary colors (must not be red/green deficient) and have binocular vision
  • Must not have double vision, lack of depth perception or other chronic eye disorders that affects normal vision


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