Mauldin Police


Mauldin Police Department
P.O. Box 249
Mauldin, S.C. 29662-0249
Telephone (864) 289-8905
Fax (864) 289-8912

Dear Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in a career with the City of Mauldin Police Department. To begin the application process, all applicants are required to submit a complete application packet. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Requirements of applicant:

  • 21 years of age for Sworn Officer or 18 years of age for all other positions
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to complete required training
  • Possess a valid South Carolina Driver’s License

Application packet must include:

  • Signed Application (Available at the City’s Human Resource Department or may be downloaded from or
  • Signed Waivers and Notarized where applicable
  • Copy of Law Enforcement Certification (if previously certified)
  • Copy of Social Security Card and Driver’s License
  • Copy of High School Diploma or State GED Certificate
  • Copy of Birth Certificate or Certificate of Naturalization (if US citizen through Naturalization process)
  • A Certified Copy of College Transcript(s), if you have attended or graduated from college
  • A copy of DD214 (former military service members must furnish their final DD214)

As an equal opportunity employer, it is the policy of the City of Mauldin Police Department to only hire qualified applicants who are best suited for employment with our agency, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or affiliation, or any other unlawful discriminator(s). The following steps may occur in the employment process:

  • Preliminary review of application packet (HR to determine minimum qualifications and then by the Mauldin Police Department)
  • Preliminary background investigation to include at a minimum: Driver’s History & Criminal History (NCIC)
  • Job Related Testing
  • Oral Interview Board
  • Interview with Chief of Police
  • Credit Check
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Conditional offer of employment
  • Background Investigation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Drug testing and physical examination
You will be contacted if you are considered beyond the preliminary review of your application. Our process could take from two to four months depending on the department’s status of hiring, the scheduling of testing and the applicant’s particular background. Should you not be selected at this time, you may reapply and repeat the process after one year has passed. If your personal contact information changes during the selection process, please contact Sherry Patterson at 864 289-8905 or email her at

Please do not contact the Department to determine the status of your application. A member of the Department will contact you if you are selected to participate in the employment process beyond the review of your application package.


Best Wishes,

M. Bryan Turner