Napolcom announces removal of height requirement for aspiring cops

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  • The National Police Commission (Napolcom) will now remove the height requirement for aspiring cops
  • Starting with the April 22, 2018 police examinations, height requirements will no longer apply
  • Early this year they announced their massive recruitment of 15,000 more cops

The National Police Commission (Napolcom) made an announcement that they will no longer require aspiring cops to reach the minimum height requirement.

The previous height requirement was 1.57 meters for female and 1.62 meters for male. The Napolcom will now disregard this starting April 22, 2018 police examinations.

In a statement quoted by ABS-CBN, Napolcom Vice Chairman Rogelio Casurao said, “Starting with the April 22, 2018 police examinations, there shall be no height requirement for the Philippine National Police (PNP) entrance exam applicants as long as they are bachelor’s degree holder and not more than 30 years old.”

Early this year, the Philippine National Police (PNP) announced their massive recruitment campaign to hire 15,000 new police officers.

They even introduced their new online examination application scheduling system to encourage applicants. You can visit their website for the nationwide Philippine National Police entrance and promotional examinations.

Application will start on January 29 until February 2 for the PNP entrance examination.

For the police officers exam, it will be on February 5-9. For the higher ranks of Senior Police Officer, Inspector, and Superintendent, it will be on February 12-16.