CERTIFICATION IS A FOUR-STEP PROCESS
(STEPS 1-3 must be completed BEFORE registration & course payment of $425.00.)



FINGERPRINTS ARE NO LONGER COMPLETED AT THE PSP BARRACKS
  • Complete an online (Basic Applicant) application using the TACS System.  
  • Log in as a First Time User on the left side of the screen.  If the system recognizes your information, you may be instructed to select the other option to log in with your existing profile, also on the left side of the screen.  
  • Once you are in the system select the Home Act 235 button and select the Basic Training Application.  Scroll down to select “Start Application”.
  • Complete all required information on each screen and submit when finished.  Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an automated email from Identigo / Morphotrust with instructions for scheduling your fingerprint session.  
  • You must be fingerprinted at one of the approved identigo / Morphotrust locations.
  • This process is due at registration is $72.60


  • THEN, Schedule a physical examination with your doctor, or your physician of choice. If you do not have a physician, we recommend...

    Dr. Joseph Kimmell
    Genesis Medical Associates
    8150 Perry Highway
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237
    412-364-2664
     
  • THEN, attend your physical examination, taking the physical application form with you for the doctor to complete.
  • FINALLY, instruct the doctor to submit your form within 15 days of exam date and ask for a copy of the form.

  • THEN, schedule your psychological exam and MMPI testing with a psychologist of your choice. If you do not have a physician, we recommend...

    Dr. Heidi Mckenzie, Psychologist
    Integrity Psychological Services
    4232 Northern Pike
    Suite 201, 2nd Floor
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    412-567-8902
    www.pittsburghact235.com

  • THEN, attend your exam, taking the psychological evaluation form with you for the doctor to complete.
  • FINALLY, instruct the doctor to submit your form within 15 days of exam date and ask for a copy of the form.