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Cincinnati Police Department Community Forum
January 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
One event on January 21, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Cincinnati Police Department District 4Free
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CPD Seeking Candidates to ‘Make a Difference’. Come to one of four Cincinnati Police Department Community Forums to learn how you can be apart of that.
Police Recruit Exam Registration Is Now Open
Attend a Community Forum to Learn More
The Cincinnati Police Department is seeking applicants to sit for the police recruit exam. Applicants must be at least 21 years old at the time of appointment (upon completion of the 28-week training academy), be a high school graduate or equivalent (GED), and be eligible to work in the U.S. with a valid driver’s license. Those who are interested and have questions should come out to a Cincinnati Police Department Community Forum.
To help applicants learn more about careers in law enforcement, the Cincinnati Police Department will host four public forums with current Cincinnati Police Officers. Panelists will discuss and answer questions about their career paths, work/family balance, the future of policing and more. The dates and times are as follows:
– January 6 at District 4 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at 4150 Reading Road, 45229
– January 15 at District 3 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at 2300 Ferguson Road, 45238
– January 21 at District 4 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at 4150 Reading Road, 45229
– February 1 at District 3 from 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at 2300 Ferguson Road, 45238
Candidates interested in attending a public Cincinnati Police Department Community Forum are invited to register online.
Register for CPD Forum
How to apply to become a Cincinnati Police Officer
Persons ages 19 and older and interested in a career in law enforcement with tremendous opportunity for advancement are encouraged to apply at www.cincinnati-oh.gov/police to begin the Cincinnati Police Department Recruitment process.
The deadline to apply is January 31, 2020. Applicants who qualify will be required to take the next Police Recruit exam in early 2020. Currently, Police Recruits earn $17.22 per hour through the 28-week Police Academy training. Upon successful completion of the Police Academy, probationary police officer ranges from $61,501 to $73,558 after five years (not including overtime). For more information, call the Recruitment & Background Squad at 513-352-2971.
About the Cincinnati Police Department
The Cincinnati Police Department is an award-winning, nationally-recognized law enforcement agency that uses evidence-based policing, intelligence-driven strategies, community involvement and technology to make Cincinnati one of the safest cities in Ohio. To continue this trend, the Department is especially seeking candidates with technology/data management expertise, social media experience, ability to speak multiple languages, military experience and college credits/college degrees.
Why persons interested in a career in law enforcement should consider the Cincinnati Police Department
In an urban city with more than 300,000 residents and a police force of more than 1000 sworn officers, the Cincinnati Police Department offers recruits job opportunities that provide a full range of police services to 52 diverse neighborhoods in five crime-fighting divisions, including Patrol, Investigations, Administration, Specialized Forces and Auxiliary Units.