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Want to Work for NPD?

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If you are interested in working for the City of Northwood Police Department as a Patrolman or Police and Fire Dispatcher and would like to receive email updates the next time we are hiring, please click the link below to be added to our recruitment email list.

Police & Fire Dispatcher
Interest Form

Police Officer Interest Form

Click on the recruitment packet (below) for more information

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The Northwood Civil Service Commission offers complete testing services for the position of "Police Patrolman" for the Northwood Police Department through the National Testing Network, Inc. (NTN). 

We encourage you to register early to ensure you can complete the examination before the deadline. The National Testing Network offers the examination multiple times and locations throughout the United States.

To complete an application and schedule a test, go to, select Law Enforcement, and sign up with the Northwood Police Department (NPD).


  • Schedule a test.

  • Review the Northwood Police Department's information for the police patrolman position, including minimum requirements, salary, and benefits.

  • Find detailed information about the testing process for the NTN test and (NPD).

  • Have an opportunity to take online practice tests at

  • Schedule your own convenient test time and location.

  • Take high-quality job simulation tests in a standardized, fair testing environment.

Upon completing the NTN exam, they automatically forward the candidate scores to the Northwood Civil Service Commission. Candidates with a passing score of 70% or better on each section of the examination and have met all of the application process requirements will be on the department's Eligibility List.

National Testing Network does not replace the Northwood Civil Service Commission's responsibility and decision-making in the testing process. The Northwood Civil Service Commission makes the final decisions based on the candidate test results.

The City of Northwood Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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