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Personal Reference Form

  1. You have been identified as a "Personal Reference" by an individual who has applied for a position of police officer with the Sherman Police Department. You have been directed by the background investigator to this web site to complete the Personal Reference Form. When you were contacted by the background investigator, they identified the applicant by name and supplied you with an identification number. (If this information was not supplied, please contact the Office of Professional Standards at 903-892-7337).

  2. Please identify the applicant at this time:

  3. Please complete the following questions and submit. The information supplied will be forwarded to the background investigator. All information submitted will be held in the strictest confidence. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

  4. 1. How long have you known the applicant?

  5. 2. Are you related to the applicant in any way?

  6. 4. How well acquainted are you with the applicant?

  7. 5. Please rate the applicant in the following areas?

  8. Reliability:

  9. Honesty:

  10. Integrity:

  11. 8. Do you have knowledge of any domestic disputes involving the applicant?

  12. 9. What kind of driver is the applicant?

  13. 10. Has the applicant been involved in any actions with the police that you know of?

  14. 11. Does the applicant abuse alcohol or drugs?

  15. 12. Do you know of any community organizations the applicant is active with?

  16. 13. Do you recommend the applicant for a position of trust as a member of the Sherman Police Department

  17. 14. Can you name two other people who know the applicant well?

  18. Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address

  19. Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address


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