These instructions are provided as a guide to assist you in properly completing your application. It is essential that the information be accurate in all respects. It will be used as a basis for a criminal history check that will determine your eligibility for participation in the Thornton Hook and Ladder Academy. All information on this application will be kept confidential.
To ensure a seat in the Hook and Ladder Academy, please complete the following application / registration process.
Due to the sensitive nature of some subjects being presented in the Thornton Hook and Ladder Academy, a criminal history background check will be conducted on all individuals applying for attendance into the Academy. Individuals found to possess a criminal history will be individually evaluated as to the appropriateness of their attendance in the Academy.
Attendance by individuals possessing a felony conviction will be denied. The Thornton Fire Department reserves the right to deny attendance based upon adverse criminal history information, or for any other reason.
I would like to participate in the Thornton Fire Department's Hook and Ladder Academy. I am hereby advised that as a participant, I may have access to facilities, areas and equipment not available to the general public. I also know that there will be physical training.
I hereby certify that all statements made in this application are true and complete. I understand that any misstatements of facts will subject me to disqualification. I also understand that the acceptance of my application does not guarantee my selection to attend the Hook and Ladder Academy.
I hereby give the Thornton Fire Department authorization to use the information provided in this application to determine my qualification for the Hook and Ladder Academy. This process may include, but not limited to, a criminal history check.