Becoming a Police Officer

Accepting Applications for Police Officers

Be in the next generation of police officers for the City of Columbus. Instructions for filing a Police Officer application are provided in the document below.

Tips for Filing Police Officer Applications(PDF, 280KB)

Apply to be a Police Officer

All interested candidates are encouraged to thoroughly review the resources below in preparation for the police officer journey.


Resources for the Journey to Becoming a Police Officer

Test Preparations Resources

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Bonus: Additional Points

Physical Preparations & Medical Information


Contact

If you have a question about:
  • The Position (salary, benefits, recruiting), contact the Police Recruiting Unit. See the bottom of this page for contact information.
  • The Testing Process (test strategies, test phases), contact the Civil Service Commission Public Safety Test Team. See the bottom of this page for contact information.

Police Recruiting Unit
1120 Morse Road
(614) 645-4642
jobs@columbuspolice.org

Civil Service Commission Public Safety Test Team
1111 East Broad Street, Suite 201
(614) 645-0800
policefiretesting@columbus.gov