Test Registration

Recruitment Join Team Missoula

Spring Registration Information - MARCH 2, 2024 

  • You must register to test (click here)
  • Deadline to register - March 1, 2024, 5:00 p.m.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to participate in the testing process. 
  • Having problems registering? Contact Diana Dattilo, (406) 552-6339 for assistance.



  • March 2nd - Paxson Elementary School, 101 Evans Ave, Missoula, MT 59801


  • 7:30 a.m. - Check-in
  • 8:00 a.m.- Testing begins (anyone arriving after 8:00 a.m. will not be allowed to test)

What to Expect

  • Written test will be conducted first.
  • Wear your physical testing clothing to the morning written test (shorts, sweats, t-shirt, etc.).
  • Bring a government-issued photo identification card that has your signature.
  • Calculators are now allowed during the written test.   

To request the use of previous test scores, or scores from another agency

To request scores from a previously taken test through the Missoula Police Department be used, send email request to Diana Dattilo (Previously taken written scores are valid for one year. An MPAT score is valid for six months.) Deadline for making this request is 7:00 a.m. on December 11, 2023 for the Winter Testing date, and March 11, 2024, for the Spring Testing date. 


Must have passed a written test in the last year taken with the Missoula Police Department and have a current and valid MPAT score from another sponsored agency emailed to MPD. Deadline for making this request is 7:00 a.m. on March 11, 2024, for the Spring Testing date.  Agency should email MPAT score to dattilod@ci.missoula.mt.us 

Qualifications for Law Enforcement Officers

  • Peace Officer Employment, Education, And Certificate Standards, MCA (7-32-303)

Test Preparation