City of Oswego to hold police examination, application fee waived

OSWEGO — The city of Oswego has announced it will hold a police examination on Sept. 18 as the city begins the process of hiring up to five new police officers in the near future.

The exam announcement has been posted and Mayor Billy Barlow announced that the city will waive application fees for individuals applying to take the exam. Applications are due by Aug. 12.

For more information on how to apply for the exam, call the City of Oswego Human Resource Department by calling 315-342-8159 or visit

In 2020, Mayor Barlow announced several new police officer recruitment efforts, including a recruitment and retention team and a promotional video, in an effort to increase the number of interested applicants for open police officer’s positions as the city of Oswego works to grow and diversify the local police department.

To contact the recruitment team for more information on being an Oswego police officer, contact Officer Chelsea Giovo at or 315-342-8130.

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