Applications are now being accepted for Police Officer positions! Apply online!
Division of Police - Recruitment
Make a difference, serve your community! Interested in becoming a Columbus Police officer? Our division offers rewarding careers with outstanding benefits. Help us promote our core values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Discipline and Enthusiasm.
Police Officer Transfer Program
The Columbus Division of Police is currently accepting both in-state and out-of-state transfers:
Your pathway to service begins here! General information pamphlets regarding our Recruitment Unit, and the process of becoming an officer, are now available in the following languages:
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
The Columbus Division of Police offers an attractive wage and benefit package that is competitive with private business and other major police departments. Learn more about our salaries & benefit package.
Police Applicant Study Skills (P.A.S.S.) is designed to assist candidates who have filed their application and are preparing to take the Entry Level Police Officer Examination. Recruiters will review information provided in the study guide.
The Columbus Division of Police Recruiting Unit was tasked with developing a three-year Cadet program encompassing a sixteen-week curriculum that will train “Police Cadets.”
The Public Safety Corps is for young men and women who are interested in a career in law enforcement. Offering experiential learning with lots of fun-filled, hands-on activities.
The City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Learn more about the Civilian Careers within Police.