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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, you will complete paperwork and a panel interview with our staff.
If you pass the first polygraph, successful candidates will get a conditional offer. The second polygraph and background check will be completed.
Successful candidates will move on to final requirements:
If you are unsuccessful at this step, you can re-apply after a six-month waiting period.
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.