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Are you looking to fulfill your dream of becoming an Orlando Police Officer?
The Orlando Police Department hires the finest and most qualified candidates to help reduce crime and maintain livable city neighborhoods. Our police officers receive a competitive salary, bonuses, paid time off, medical and life insurance, educational reimbursements and generous retirement benefits. Learn more.
Do you have what it takes to become an Orlando Police Officer? Here are the basic requirements:
This application will help determine if you are qualified for the job.
Submit an application
If your full application is approved, we will contact you to schedule a Civil Service Exam and Physical Assessment Test.
If you pass the Civil Service Exam and Physical Assessment Test, we will contact you to schedule an interview with the recruiting staff.
We will conduct a background investigation and contact you to schedule the first of two polygraph tests. If you pass, we will schedule your interview with the Chief of Police.
Successful candidates will get a conditional offer of employment after this interview.
If you are unsuccessful at this step, you can re-apply after a six-month waiting period.
Once you get the conditional offer, you will complete a:
If you pass these remaining steps, you will either:
Learn what benefits and compensation you will receive after becoming an Orlando Police Officer.
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Frequently asked questions about the application and hiring process to becoming a police officer.