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Recruiting Unit 1120 Morse Rd.  
Columbus, OH 43229
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Applications are now being accepted for Police Officer positions! APPLY HERE!

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.


Multi-Language Literature Your pathway to service begins here! General information pamphlets regarding our Recruitment Unit, and the process of becoming an officer, are now available in Arabic, Chinese, Nepali, Somali & Spanish.

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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.

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Columbus Police Job Recruiting Seminar Our Columbus Police seminars are a great way to learn about a rewarding career with outstanding benefits. You get the chance to speak with officers and receive hands on training. - learn more

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Police Applicant Study Skills (P.A.S.S.) Civil Service Informational Sessions (Formerly 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. - learn more


Cadet Program 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.” - learn more

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Public Safety Corps 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. - learn more